B.C and J.L McConnon, McConnons Quarry, Buckland

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: B.C and J.L McConnon

Premises: McConnon's Quarry

Activity: Materials Handling

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 16/11/2021

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 25/6/2022

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 9/7/2022

Assessment Completed: 18/8/2022

​​​​​The Proposal

B.C. and J.L. McConnon proposes to add a mechanical screen and crushing plant to the existing McConnon’s Quarry extractive activity at Buckland. ​​

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Glamorgan Spring Bay Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).

​Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed. 

​​Environmental Effects Report

The purpose of the EER is to provide a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.

The EER was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.

 B C and J L McConnon, McConnons Quarry, Buckland - EER (PDF 13Mb)

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report (EAR) has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.

 B C and J L McConnon, McConnons ​Quarry, Buckland EAR including Permit Part B (PDF 11Mb)