Blasting in a Townsite Permit - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct blasting operations within a townsite. These operations may involve the blasting of rocks or other solid matter, or the blasting to damage, destroy or demolish any structure on land or water.

Permits are subject to conditions designed to protect public safety. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • At all times have current public liability insurance policy taken out in the joint names of the licensee and the local government indemnifying both for a sum of not less than $10 million;
  • Provide the local government with a copy of the policy within 14 days after the issue of that policy; and
  • Conduct the blasting with reference to the Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Environmental Protection Act.

Duration

As specified on permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Blasting in a Townsite Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 WA

Local law(s) name

Extractive Industries Local Law 2008

Additional information

You must submit the permit application and blasting plan at least one working day before the proposed use of explosives. One application may cover multiple explosions.

Administering agency

Shire of Plantagenet

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Plantagenet

Operating address: Lowood Road
Mount Barker
WA 6324
Mailing address: PO BOX 48
Mount Barker, Western Australia 6324
Phone: 08 9892 1111
Fax: 08 9892 1100
Email: info@sop.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Plantagenet (Opens in new window)