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Permit to Construct, Establish or Modify a Fish Processing Place - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to construct a place or establish new plant or facilities for commercial fish processing. Please note that this permit does not authorise you to actually process the fish - you will need a separate licence for fish processing.

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 permit you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • intend to process fish for a commercial purpose in or on the place
  • be likely to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a fish processor's licence
  • obtain planning approval for construction or modification from other relevant authorities
  • satisfy the agency that it is in the better interests of the fishing industry to grant the permit.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Fish Resources Management Act 1994 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development


Contact details

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