Conduct Activities in a Waterway Management Area - Western Australia

Description

You may require a licence or another form of permission if you intend to undertake certain activities that affect waterway management areas. There are five waterway management areas in Western Australia:

  • Albany waterways
  • Avon River
  • Wilson Inlet
  • Peel Inlet
  • Leschenault Inlet.

You will require a licence if you intend to do any of the following within one of the above waterways:

  • carry out dredging or reclamation
  • discharge or dispose of any matter into a waterway
  • construct a retaining wall on a waterway
  • construct a boat ramp, jetty, or boat house.

You will need prior permission from the Department if you plan on carrying out any of the following activities in one of the above waterways:

  • disturbing the banks or foreshore (such as by constructing a drain or breakwater)
  • launching a boat from an area that is not privately owned or an approved launching place
  • using aircraft on any waters or associated land with the waterway area.

Please contact the Department if you need one of these licences or plan on carrying out any of the listed activities.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

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

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application to Conduct Activities in a Waterway Management Area - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Water

Contact details

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

Waterways

Operating address: The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6364 7000
Fax: 08 6364 7001
Email: waterways@water.wa.gov.au