Cleveland Pastoral Estates Pty Ltd , Quarry, Ouse

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Cleveland Pastoral Estates Pty Ltd

Premises: Chapmans Hill Quarry, 7619 Lyell Highway, Ouse 7140

Activity: Quarry and materials handling facility

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 1/12/2016

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 21/1/2017

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 4/2/2017

Assessment Completed: 16/3/2017

The Proposal

Cleveland Pastoral Estates Pty Ltd proposes to extract a maximum of 10,000 cubic metres of rock per year by ripping and to crush a maximum of 5,000 cubic metres of the extracted rock per year, at Chapmans Hill, 7619 Lyell Highway, Ouse.

The proponent had lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Central Highlands 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.

  Cleveland Pastoral Estates Pty Ltd, Quarry,Ouse - EER   (10Mb)

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report 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.

  Cleveland Pastoral Estates Pty Ltd, Quarry, Ouse - EAR   (598Kb)