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Fees and Charges for the 2016 - 2017 Financial Year

Hourly Rate

$114.75  for each hour or part of an hour spent.


SCHEDULE 1 - FEES - Regulation 4 - 6 Permit Fees
SCHEDULE 1 - FEES - Regulation 11 - Assessment Fees
PART 1: PERMISSIBLE LEVEL 2 ACTIVITIES



1. Petroleum and Chemical

(a) Chemical Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 000 500 384 1,200 fee units
More than 1 000 but not more than 10 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 30 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 30 000 but not more than 100 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 100 000 but not more than 200 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 30 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 30 000 but not more than 100 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 100 000 but not more than 200 000 11,000 8,454 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Coal Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 1 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 50 000 3,400 2,613 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Oil Refineries

(Processing capacity of raw material refined, produced or reprocessed, in tonnes per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 2 000 500 384 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 but not more than 10 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 000 3,400 2,613 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 but not more than 500 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 2 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 but not more than 500 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Wood Preservation Works

(Production capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 500 500 384 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 5 000 1,000 769 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

2. Manufacturing and Mineral Processing

(a) Cement Works

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 50 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 250 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 750 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 750 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Ceramic Works

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 000 500 384 750 fee units
More than 1 000 but not more than 10 000 1,000 769 900 fee units
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Ferrous & Non-ferrous Metal Melting

(Capacity to melt metal, in kg per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 500 but not 2 000 250 192 750 fee units
More than 2 000 but not than 4 000 500 384 900 fee units
More than 4 000 but not more than 8 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 8 000 but not more than 20 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 60 000 3,400 2,613 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 60 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 500 but not more than 2 000 500 384 750 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 4 000 1,000 769 900 fee units
More than 4 000 but not more than 8 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 8 000 but not more than 20 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 60 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 60 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Metallurgical Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 500 500 384 750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 1 000 1,000 769 900 fee units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 20 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 75 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 125 000 11,000 8,454 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 125 000 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(e) Mineral Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 5 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 75 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 000 11,000 8,454 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(f) Pulp and Paper Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Not more than 5 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 75 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 150 000 11,000 8,454 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 150 000 but not more than 500 000 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 41,322 31,770 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(g) Wood Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 5 000 500 384 750 fee units
More than 5 000 but not more than 15 000 1,000 769 900 fee units
More than 15 000 but not more than 30 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 30 000 but not more than 50 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(h) Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Factories

(Capacity to consume water, in kL per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 500 384 750 fee units
More than 200 but not more than 500 1,000 769 900 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 3 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 3 000 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 1,000 769 750 fee units
More than 200 but not more than 500 1,800 1,383 900 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 3 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 3 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(i) Woodchip Mills

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 25 000 1,000 769 1,200 fee units
More than 25 000 but not more than 100 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 100 000 but not more than 500 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 but not more than 1 000 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

3. Waste Treatment and Disposal

(a) Wastewater Treatment Works

(Capacity to treat an average dry-weather flow of sewage or wastewater in kL per day)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 but not more than 500 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 10 000 3,400 2,613 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Waste Depots

(Capacity to receive waste, not including materials for recycling, in tonnes of waste per year).

(i) Inert Waste Depots

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 500 192 750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500 500 192 900 fee units
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 000 900 692 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 1,700 1,306 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 000 3,750 2,882 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 5,500 4,227 41,332 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Other Waste Depots

 

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 500 384 1,200 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Resource Recovery: the conduct of works for -

(i) Production of compost or mushroom substrate

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 500 384 1,200 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500 750 576 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 000 1,350 1,038 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 2,550 1,959 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 000 5,625 4,323 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 8,250 6,340 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Application to land of Class 2 or Class 3 biosolids, within the meaning of the Tasmanian biosolids Re-Use Guidelines 1999, as amended from time to time

(Application capacity, in wet tonnes per hectare every 3 years) 

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee

More than 50 wet tonnes per hectare every 3 years

(iii) Application to land of Class 2 or Class 3 biosolids, within the meaning of the Tasmanian biosolids, within the meaning of the Tasmanian Biosolids Re-Use Guidelines 1999, as amended from time to time

(Nitrogen Limited Application Rate)

250 192

41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

 

More than 50% of the Nitrogen Limited Application Rate every 3 years

(iv) Anaerobic digesters

(Production capacity of solid or liquid fertilizer product, in tonnes of product per year) 

250 192

41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 500 384 1,200 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500 750 576 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 000 1,350 1,038 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 2,550 1,959 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 000 5,625 4,323 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 8,250 6,340 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

 

4. Food Production and Animal and Plant Product Processing

(a) Abattoirs or Slaughterhouses

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

(i) Meat premises discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 250 192 750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 000 500 384 900 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Meat premises not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 500 384 750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 000 1,000 769 1,200 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Breweries and Distilleries

(Capacity to consume water, in kL per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 500 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 but not more than 500 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Fish Processing

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to100 but not more than 500 250 192 750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 000 500 384 900 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 500 384 750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 000 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Milk Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in kL of whole milk, skim milk or cream per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 3 but not more than 12 250 192 750 Fee Units
More than 12 but not more than 40 500 384 900 Fee Units
More than 40 but not more than 120 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 120 but not more than 500 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 1 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 3 but not more than 12 500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 12 but not more than 40 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 40 but not more than 120 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 120 but not more than 500 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 1 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(e) Produce Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in kg of product per hour)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 200 500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 1 000 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 15 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 15 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 200 1,000 769 900 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 1 000 1,800 1,383 1,200 Fee Units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 15 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 15 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(f) Rendering or Fat Extraction Works

(Processing capacity of product, in kg per hour or kg per batch)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 100 500 384 900 Fee Units
More than 100 but not more than 500 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 1 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 100 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 100 but not more than 500 1,800 1,383 1,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 1 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(g) Wool Scourers, Tanneries or Fellmongeries

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 1 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 but not more than 1 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

5. Extractive Industries

(a) Quarries

(Production capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 5 000 but not more than 10 000    500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 10 000 but not more than 20 000 1,000 769 900 Fee Units
More than 20 000 but not more than 75 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 500 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Extractive Pits

(Production capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 5 000 but not more than 10 000  500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 10 000 but not more than 20 000 1,000 769 900 Fee Units
More than 20 000 but not more than 75 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 500 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Mines

(Production capacity, in tonnes of minerals per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 2 000   500 384 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 but not more than 10 000 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 75 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 500 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

6. Material Handling

(a) Crushing, Grinding or Milling

 

(i) Processing capacity of chemicals or rubber, in tonnes per year

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 000 500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 000 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 5 000 but not more than 20 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 50 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Processing capacity of rocks, ores or minerals, in cubic metres per year

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 2 500 500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 2 500 but not more than 5 000 1,000 769 1,200 Fee Units
More than 5 000 but not more than 20 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 50 000 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 000 7,500 5,764 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Coal Handling and Washing

(Capacity to handle or wash, in tonnes per day)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 1 000 1,800 1,383 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 2 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

7. Other

(a) Fuel Burning

(Capacity to consume fuel, in tonnes an hour)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 but not more than 5 1,000 769 750 Fee Units
More than 5 but not more than 25 1,800 1,383 1,200 Fee Units
More than 25 but not more than 50 3,400 2,613 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 7,500 5,764 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Pre-mix Bitumen Plants

(Production capacity, in tonnes of material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 5 000 500 384 750 Fee Units
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 000 1,000 769 900 Fee Units
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 000 1,800 1,383 1,200 Fee Units
More than 50 000 3,400 2,613 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Dumping of dredge spoil in waters within the limits of the State

(Design capacity or maximum quantity to be dumped, in tonnes per year)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Less than or equal to 500 500 384 1,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Dumping or sinking of boats, aircraft, platforms or other man-made structures in waters within the limits of the State or placement of artificial reefs in waters within the limits of the State

(Weight of dumped, sunk or placed item, in tonnes)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
Less than or equal to 500 500 384 1,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500 1,000 769 4,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 000 1,800 1,383 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 000 3,400 2,613 8,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 000 7,500 5,764 20,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(e) Wind Energy Facilities

(Generating capacity, in megawatts)

1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
More than or equal to 30 but not more than 200 11,000 8,454 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 16,500 12,680 41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

Miscellaneous Fees

No. 1 fee unit = $1.53 Fixed Fee Units Variable Fee Units Assessment Fee
1 Search of register under section 22(2) of the Act $16.83 NIL $16.83
2 Annual fee in respect of premises declared to be scheduled premises under section 22A of the repealed Act 8,250 Fee Units NIL 8,250 Fee Units
3 Submission to the Board of report on mandatory environmental audit under section 30 of the Act 5,500 Fee Units NIL 5,500 Fee Units
4 Issue of determination by Board on voluntary environmental audit under section 31 of the Act 1,100 Fee Units NIL 1,100 Fee Units
5 The fee payable by a person for the issue of an Environment Protection Notice (EPN) in accordance with section 44 of the Act or the amendment of a notice under section 44(5) of the Act is
(a) 200 fee units: and
(b) the hourly rate or 41,322 fee units, whichever is the lesser
200 Fee Units NIL $306.00
5A The fee payable by a person issued with an EPN notice in accordance with section 44 of the Act, for the assessment, inspection or other appropriate actions, to ensure that any measures specified in the notice or any requirements imposed in the notice are complied with, is the hourly rate. NIL
5B The fee payable by a person under section 74N(1)(a) of the Act for the issue and service or amendment of a notice issued under section 74C of the Act is:
(a) 200 fee units: and
(b) the hourly rate or 41,322 fee units, whichever is the lesser
200 fee units NIL $306.00
5C The fee payable by a person under section 74N(1)(d) or (e) of the Act for inspection or other appropriate actions, to ensure that a notice issued under section 74C of the Act is complied with is the hourly rate
6 Sub regulations (5) and (5A) do not apply to an EPN
(a) to which regulation 6 applies: or
(b) issued in accordance with section 44(1)d of the Act; or
(c) issued in accordance with section 44(2) of the Act
7 The fees prescribed under this regulation are exempt from GST
Basic charge $306.00 NIL $306.00

‚ÄčEPA Division
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email: EnvironmentEnquiries@environment.tas.gov.au