Kassem Holdings Pty Ltd, Saltwood Road Sand Recovery, Saltwood Road, Bridport

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Kassem Holdings Pty Ltd

Premises: Saltwood Road, Bridport 7262

Activity: Sand quarry

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 26/4/2016

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 3/9/2016

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 1/10/2016

Assessment Completed: 4/11/2016

The Proposal

The proposal involved the extraction and screening of up to 50,000 cubic metres per annum of dune sand at the Saltwood property, Saltwood Road, Bridport.

The proponent had lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Dorset 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 DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public inspection period has now closed. 

Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

The purpose of the DPEMP 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 DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

Kassem Holdings Pty Ltd, Saltwood Road Sand Recovery - DPEMP.pdf

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.

Kassem Holdings Pty Ltd, Saltwood Road Sand Recovery - EAR