Extractive Industry Licence - Shire of Plantagenet - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to operate an extractive industry. An extractive industry involves the quarrying and excavation of stone, gravel, clay, limestone, loam and other materials. This includes activities associated with the extraction process, such as:

  • stripping vegetation and top soil
  • stockpiling, excavating and earthworks
  • loading of trucks and associated vehicle movements
  • blasting rehabilitation.

This licence is required for all land other than Crown Land. However, it does not apply to the extraction of minerals authorised under mining legislation, or to a land owner extracting materials from their own land whose sole purpose is to use those materials on that land. You may also be required to obtain planning approval to operate your extractive industry.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must provide:

  • three copies of a plan of the excavation site to a scale of between 1:500 and 1:2000
  • three copies of the intended excavation programme containing the estimated duration and the nature of the excavation
  • details of the depth and extent of the excavations
  • three copies of a rehabilitation and decommissioning program indicating environmental programmes
  • all survey data.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $195.00

Annual Licence Fee under Local Law

Apply Application All $2740.00

Performance Guarantee (Per Hectare or Part Thereof) under Local Law

General Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Renew Renewal All $65.00

Licence Renewal Fee under Local Law

Transfer Transfer All $65.00

Transfer of Licence Fee under Local Law


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for an Extractive Industry Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Plantagenet

Operating address: 22 - 24 Lowood Road
Mount Barker, Western Australia 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)