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

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

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

​​​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) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Offices
9 Melbourne Street

Copies of the EER may be obtained from Pitt & Sherry (Email: cclark@pittsh.com.au​).

Public Representations

In accordance with s.57(5) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (LUPAA), any person may make a representation relating to the permit application (including the EER) from Saturday 25th June 2022 to Saturday 9th July 2022 in writing to:

The General Manager
Glamorgan Spring Bay Council
PO Box 6

or by emailing the General Manager at: planning@freycinet.tas.gov.au

Please note that your correspondence may be publicly disclosed unless there is legitimate commercial, national security or environmental reason for confidentiality. If you would like your correspondence to remain confidential, please make a statement to that effect and indicate the basis for the request.

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)