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Clearing permit applications for public comment

When we accept applications for clearing permits under the Environmental Protection Act 1986, we publish them here for public comment. The types of applications that are listed in the table below include: 

  • applications for new clearing permits (including those seeking concurrent assessment using the assessment bilateral agreement after a referral under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth))
  • amendment applications other than those that are purely administrative.

Referrals of proposed clearing and applications to surrender or transfer an existing clearing permit are not available for public comment.

Applications related to mineral and petroleum activities go to the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS). Those applications are available for comment on the DMIRS website.


Please send your submissions on the applications listed below before the specified closing date.

We prefer to receive submissions via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alternatively you may send your submissions via post to:

Native Vegetation Regulation
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Locked Bag 10
Joondalup DC, WA 6919

The application documents are available for comment via the links below.

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Permit Holder Location Details LGA Permit Type Clearing Purpose Size (ha) Submissions Closing Date Bilateral Agreement Documents Clearing Permit System link
Shire of Capel Weld Road Reserve (PIN 11543470), Capel River Shire of Capel Area road and drainage upgrades one (1) tree 13/12/2023 No

Application Documents

CPS 10397/1

Robe River Mining Co Pty Ltd multiple properties (list attached) in Antonymre, Point Sampson, and Wickham City of Karratha Purpose construction and installation of utilities, mine and port support infrastructure and associated works 100 20/12/2023 No

Application Documents

CPS 5272/4

BHP Iron Ore Pty Ltd Lot 5418 on Deposited Plan 404418, Mulga Downs Lot 909 on Deposited Plan 72909 and Lot 19 on Deposited Plan 48921, Newman Shire of Ashburton and Shire of East Pilbara Purpose removal of stockpiled railway sleepers and undertaking soil testing and site rehabilitation 2.74 20/12/2023 No

Application Documents

CPS 10387/1

City of Wanneroo multiple land parcels, Two Rocks City of Wanneroo Purpose construction of beach access, car park and installation of a conservation fence 1.55 11/12/2023 No

Application Documents

CPS 9578/1

December 6, 2023: 10:06 pm