A guide to the assessment of applications to clear native vegetation

Approach for assessing an application to clear native vegetation under the Environmental Protection Act 1986.
Last updated: 19 May 2023

This guide is intended to assist applicants for a clearing permit, including landowners, consultants, local government authorities, and state government agencies, to:

  • understand the clearing permit assessment process under the Environmental Protection Act 1986
  • plan to undertake appropriate studies and surveys for projects that involve clearing.

Please download the document below.