Sustainable Timber Tasmania, Kapai Quarry, Kamona, Scottsdale

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Sustainable Timber Tasmania

Premises: Kapai Ridge off Rowlings Road, Scottsdale 7260

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 4/10/2018

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 11/5/2019

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 25/5/2019

Assessment Completed: 28/6/2019

​​​​​The Proposal

Sustainable Timber Tasmania has proposed to increase production up to 10,000 cubic metres of product per annum at the existing site.

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.

  Sustainable Timber Tasmania, Kapai Quarry, Kamona, Scottsdale - EER   (3Mb)

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.

  Sustainable Timber Tasmania, Kapai Quarry, Kamona, Scottsdale - EAR   (3Mb)