Proposed Extractive Industries Local Law

Published on Thursday, 26 August 2021 at 2:08:49 PM


Local Government Act 1995

Shire of Waroona

Proposed Extractive Industries Local Law


Notice is hereby given that Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 24 August 2021 resolved to make the abovementioned local law.

 The purpose of this local law is to prohibit the carrying on of an extractive industry in the district, unless by authority of a licence issued by the local government, regulate the carrying out of the extractive industry in order to minimise damage to the environment, roads and other peoples' health and property, provide for the restoration and reinstatement of any excavation site and to provide penalties for contraventions of the local law.

 The effect of this local law will be that any person wanting to carry on an extractive industry will need to be licensed and will need to comply with the provisions of the local law.

 A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at or obtained from the Shire’s office at 52 Hesse Street, Waroona, between 8.30am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. A copy is also available below:

 Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Waroona, PO Box 20, Waroona WA 6215 by 4pm Friday, 22 October 2021.




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