Native vegetation clearing permit lodgement

To apply for a Native Veg Clearing Permit, complete the appropriate form below, save and upload in the departmental submissions portal below.

Clearing of native vegetation is prohibited in Western Australia except where a clearing permit has been granted or an exemption applies. A person who causes or allows unauthorised clearing is committing an offence.

Download Clearing Permit Forms

(Please note that these forms will need to be completed and saved, so they can be uploaded in the submissions Portal.

The native vegetation clearing permit processes under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act) have been accredited by the Commonwealth under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and can be assessed under an assessment bilateral agreement.

Download Authorisation Templates - Letter of Authority

Clearing permit map
Map – Extensive or Intensive Land – Use Zone

The clearing application fees are indicated in the table below.
The application fees are based on the type of clearing permit, the area applied to be cleared and its location (Extensive or Intensive land –use zone) identified in the Map adjoining.

Area / Purpose Permit Application  Area (hectares)

Intensive Land-Use Zone

Extensive Land Use Zone

Purpose Permit Component Fee

Not more than 1 ha

$400

$400

$2,000

More than 1 ha but not more than 5 ha

$600

$600

$2,000

More than 5 ha but not more than 10 ha

$1,500

$750

$2,000

More than 10 ha but not more than 50 ha

$2,000

$1,000

$2,000

More than 50 ha but not more than 100 ha

$3,000

$1,500

$2,000

More than 100 ha but not more than 500 ha

$4,000

$2,000

$2,000

More than 500 ha but not more than 1000 ha

$5,000

$2,500

$2,000

More than 1000 ha

$10,000

$5,000

$2,000
 

Clearing Application Fees for Amended and Surrendered Applications

Area / Purpose Permit Amended  and Surrender Application  Fees

Fee Structure

An application to amend a purpose permit

$200.00

An application to amend an area permit other than to increase the area covered by the permit

$50.00

An application to amend an area permit to increase the area covered by the permit by less than 1 ha

$50.00

An application to amend an area permit to increase the area covered by the permit by between 1 ha and 10 ha

$100.00

An application to amend an area permit to increase the area covered by the permit by more than 10 ha

$200.00

An application to surrender a clearing permit

$5.00

 

Lodge and pay for your application in the submissions portal

Note – All applications that attract a fee, must be paid for at the time of lodgement. A receipt will be issued at the time of lodgement only and cannot be resent, so please retain for your records.

Lodge a new Area or Purpose Permit Application

Lodge an Amendment Purpose Permit Application

Lodge an Amendment Area Permit Application

Lodge a permit Surrender Application

Lodge a C5 Change of Land Ownership or C7 Bilateral Agreement

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