DER

Approvals administered by the Department of Environment Regulation

Iron Ore Train enroute to Port, Pilbara, Western Australia


Works Approvals

Legislation

  • State Law Publisher
    • Environmental Protection Act 1986 (Part V Division 3)
    • Environmental Protection Regulations 1897 (Schedule 1 – Prescribed Premises, Schedule 2 – Works Approval Fees)

Guidelines

Forms

Online Systems

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Operating Licences

Legislation

  • State Law Publisher
    • Environmental Protection Act 1986 (Part V Division 3)
    • Environmental Protection Regulations 1897 (Schedule 1 – Prescribed Premises Part 1 (Higher Risk Activities)

Guidelines

Forms

Online Systems

Links

 


Registrations

Legislation

  • State Law Publisher
    • Environmental Protection Act 1986 (Part V)
    • Environmental Protection Regulations 1897 (s5B, Schedule 1 – Prescribed Premises Part 2 (Lower Risk Activities)

Guidelines

Forms

Online Systems

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Native Vegetation Clearing Permits

Legislation

  • State Law Publisher
    • Environmental Protection Act 1986
    • Environmental Protection Regulations 1987
    • Environmental Protection (Clearing of Native Vegetation) Regulations 2004
    • Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
    • Mining Act 1978

Guidelines

  • DER Guidelines relating to Native Vegetation
    • Guide 1 – Exemptions and Regulations for Clearing Native Vegetation
    • Guide 2 – Assessment of Application to Clearing Native Vegetation
    • Guide 3 – Burning under the Native Vegetation Clearing Provisions
    • Guide 4 – Maintaining Transport Corridors
    • Guide 5 – Getting to Know Your Purpose Permit
    • A Guide to Preparing Revegetation Plans for Clearing Permit
    • Clearing of Native Vegetation – Offsets Procedure
    • A Guide to Clearing Permits under the Environmental Protection Act 1986
  • DER Factsheets relating to Native Vegetation
    • Factsheet 1 – Native Vegetation Clearing Legislation in WA
    • Factsheet 2 – Clearing Offenses and Penalties
    • Factsheet 3 – Compliance Inspections and Clearing Laws
    • Factsheet 4 – Complying with your Permit to Clear Native Vegetation
    • Factsheet 5 – Mining and Petroleum Activities
    • Factsheet 6 – Fire Prevention and Control, Collection of Firewood and Harvesting of Wildflowers, Seeds, Sandalwood and Timber
    • Factsheet 7 – Clearing within Previously Cleared Areas
    • Factsheet 8 – Clearing in Specific Existing or Potential Water Supply Catchments
    • Factsheet 9 – Clearing Limited to 5ha a Year (Limited Clearing Exemptions)
    • Factsheet 10 – How to Apply for a Permit to Clear Native Vegetation
    • Factsheet 11 – Environmental Offsets for Native Vegetation Clearing Permits
    • Factsheet 12 – Information for Purpose Permit Holders
    • Factsheet 13 – Information for Maintaining Existing Transport Corridors
    • Factsheet 14 – Clearing under State Agreements
    • Factsheet 15 – Forestry on Private Property
    • Factsheet 16 – Risk-Based Assessment of Clearing Permit Applications
    • Factsheet 17 – Vegetation Conservation Notices
    • Factsheet 18 – Have you Been Hired to Clear Native Vegetation
    • Factsheet 19 – Clearing Native Vegetation for Apiaries
    • Factsheet 20 – Clearing for Fire Protection (Building Protection Zones)Forestry on Private Property
    • Factsheet 21 – Monitoring Vegetation Change Using Remote Sensing
    • Factsheet 22 – Assessment of Aboriginal Heritage Values for Native Vegetation Clearing Applications
    • Factsheet 23 – Native Title and Native Vegetation Clearing Applications
    • Factsheet 24 – Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Clearing Regulation)
    • Factsheet 25 – Native Vegetation Clearing Processes Under the Bilateral Agreement (Clearing Regulation)
  • General DER Guidelines and Documents
    • Native Vegetation Clearing – FAQ’s

Forms

Online Systems

  • NatureMap
  • WA Atlas
  • DER Clearing Permit Searches
    • Clearing Permit Search
    • New Applications Being Assessed
    • Active Permits
    • Expired Permits
    • Refused Permits
    • Exempt/Withdrawn Permits
    • Clearing Permits Currently Available for Public Submission or Appeal

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