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Fees and Charges for the 2018 - 2019 Financial Year

​​​​​​EPA Tasmania - Permit Fees and Charges


Hourly Rate

$118.50  for each hour or part of an hour spent.


SCHEDULE 1 - FEES - Regulation 4 - 6 Permit Fees
SCHEDULE 1 - FEES - Regulation 11 - Assessment Fees
PART 1: PERMISSIBLE LEVEL 2 ACTIVITIES



1. Petroleum and Chemical

(a) Chemical Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 0005003841,200 fee units
More than 1 000 but not more than 10 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 30 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 30 000 but not more than 100 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 100 000 but not more than 200 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 30 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 30 000 but not more than 100 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 100 000 but not more than 200 00011,0008,45420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 00016,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Coal Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 1 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 50 0003,4002,61320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Oil Refineries

(Processing capacity of raw material refined, produced or reprocessed, in tonnes per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 2 0005003844,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 but not more than 10 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 0003,4002,61320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 but not more than 500 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 2 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 000 but not more than 500 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 00016,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Wood Preservation Works

(Production capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 5005003844,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 5 0001,0007698,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,38320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 0003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

2. Manufacturing and Mineral Processing

(a) Cement Works

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 50 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 250 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 750 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 750 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Ceramic Works

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 000500384750 fee units
More than 1 000 but not more than 10 0001,000769900 fee units
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Ferrous & Non-ferrous Metal Melting

(Capacity to melt metal, in kg per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 500 but not 2 000250192750 fee units
More than 2 000 but not than 4 000500384900 fee units
More than 4 000 but not more than 8 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 8 000 but not more than 20 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 60 0003,4002,61320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 60 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 500 but not more than 2 000500384750 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 4 0001,000769900 fee units
More than 4 000 but not more than 8 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 8 000 but not more than 20 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 60 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 60 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Metallurgical Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 500500384750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 1 0001,000769900 fee units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 20 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 75 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 125 00011,0008,45420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 125 00016,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(e) Mineral Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 5 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 75 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 00011,0008,45420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 00016,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(f) Pulp and Paper Works

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of raw material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Not more than 5 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 75 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 150 00011,0008,45420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 150 000 but not more than 500 00016,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 00041,32231,77041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(g) Wood Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 5 000500384750 fee units
More than 5 000 but not more than 15 0001,000769900 fee units
More than 15 000 but not more than 30 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 30 000 but not more than 50 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(h) Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Factories

(Capacity to consume water, in kL per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 200500384750 fee units
More than 200 but not more than 5001,000769900 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 3 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 3 0003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to an external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 2001,000769750 fee units
More than 200 but not more than 5001,8001,383900 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 3 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 3 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(i) Woodchip Mills

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 25 0001,0007691,200 fee units
More than 25 000 but not more than 100 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 100 000 but not more than 500 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 000 but not more than 1 000 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

3. Waste Treatment and Disposal

(a) Wastewater Treatment Works

(Capacity to treat an average dry-weather flow of sewage or wastewater in kL per day)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 2001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 but not more than 5001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 10 0003,4002,61320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Waste Depots

(Capacity to receive waste, not including materials for recycling, in tonnes of waste per year).

(i) Inert Waste Depots

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500500192750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 500500192900 fee units
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 0009006924,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0001,7001,3064,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 0003,7502,8824,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 0005,5004,22741,332 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Other Waste Depots

 

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 5005003841,200 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 5001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Resource Recovery: the conduct of works for -

(i) Production of compost or mushroom substrate

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 5005003841,200 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 5007505764,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 0001,3501,0388,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0002,5501,9598,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 0005,6254,32320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 0008,2506,34041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Application to land of Class 2 or Class 3 biosolids, within the meaning of the Tasmanian biosolids Re-Use Guidelines 1999, as amended from time to time

(Application capacity, in wet tonnes per hectare every 3 years) 

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee

More than 50 wet tonnes per hectare every 3 years

(iii) Application to land of Class 2 or Class 3 biosolids, within the meaning of the Tasmanian biosolids, within the meaning of the Tasmanian Biosolids Re-Use Guidelines 1999, as amended from time to time

(Nitrogen Limited Application Rate)

250192

41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

 

More than 50% of the Nitrogen Limited Application Rate every 3 years

(iv) Anaerobic digesters

(Production capacity of solid or liquid fertilizer product, in tonnes of product per year) 

250192

41,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

More than or equal to 100 but not more than 5005003841,200 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 5007505764,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 0001,3501,0388,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0002,5501,9598,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 0005,6254,32320,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 0008,2506,34041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

 

4. Food Production and Animal and Plant Product Processing

(a) Abattoirs or Slaughterhouses

(Production capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

(i) Meat premises discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500250192750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 000500384900 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 0003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Meat premises not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500500384750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 0001,0007691,200 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Breweries and Distilleries

(Capacity to consume water, in kL per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 2001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 5001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 2001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 but not more than 5003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Fish Processing

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to100 but not more than 500250192750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 000500384900 fee units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 0003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 500500384750 fee units
More than 500 but not more than 2 0001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 2 000 but not more than 5 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Milk Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in kL of whole milk, skim milk or cream per working day of 8 hours)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 3 but not more than 12250192750 Fee Units
More than 12 but not more than 40500384900 Fee Units
More than 40 but not more than 1201,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 120 but not more than 5001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 1 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 3 but not more than 12500384750 Fee Units
More than 12 but not more than 401,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 40 but not more than 1201,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 120 but not more than 5003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 1 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(e) Produce Processing Works

(Processing capacity, in kg of product per hour)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 200500384750 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 1 0001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 15 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 15 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 2001,000769900 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 1 0001,8001,3831,200 Fee Units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 000 but not more than 15 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 15 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(f) Rendering or Fat Extraction Works

(Processing capacity of product, in kg per hour or kg per batch)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 100500384900 Fee Units
More than 100 but not more than 5001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 1 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 50 but not more than 1001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 100 but not more than 5001,8001,3831,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 1 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 5 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(g) Wool Scourers, Tanneries or Fellmongeries

(Processing capacity, in tonnes of product per year)

(i) Works discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 2001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 200 but not more than 1 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 0003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Works not discharging all wastewater to external treatment plant approved by the Board

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 2001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 but not more than 1 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

5. Extractive Industries

(a) Quarries

(Production capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 5 000 but not more than 10 000   500384750 Fee Units
More than 10 000 but not more than 20 0001,000769900 Fee Units
More than 20 000 but not more than 75 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 500 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Extractive Pits

(Production capacity, in cubic metres of product per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 5 000 but not more than 10 000 500384750 Fee Units
More than 10 000 but not more than 20 0001,000769900 Fee Units
More than 20 000 but not more than 75 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 500 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Mines

(Production capacity, in tonnes of minerals per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 2 000  5003844,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 000 but not more than 10 0001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 75 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 75 000 but not more than 250 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 250 000 but not more than 500 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 00016,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

6. Material Handling

(a) Crushing, Grinding or Milling

 

(i) Processing capacity of chemicals or rubber, in tonnes per year

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 200 but not more than 1 000500384750 Fee Units
More than 1 000 but not more than 5 0001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 5 000 but not more than 20 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 50 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(ii) Processing capacity of rocks, ores or minerals, in cubic metres per year

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 2 500500384750 Fee Units
More than 2 500 but not more than 5 0001,0007691,200 Fee Units
More than 5 000 but not more than 20 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 20 000 but not more than 50 0003,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 000 but not more than 200 0007,5005,7648,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Coal Handling and Washing

(Capacity to handle or wash, in tonnes per day)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 100 but not more than 5001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 500 but not more than 1 0001,8001,3834,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 1 000 but not more than 2 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 0007,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

7. Other

(a) Fuel Burning

(Capacity to consume fuel, in tonnes an hour)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 but not more than 51,000769750 Fee Units
More than 5 but not more than 251,8001,3831,200 Fee Units
More than 25 but not more than 503,4002,6134,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 507,5005,76441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(b) Pre-mix Bitumen Plants

(Production capacity, in tonnes of material per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 1 000 but not more than 5 000500384750 Fee Units
More than 5 000 but not more than 10 0001,000769900 Fee Units
More than 10 000 but not more than 50 0001,8001,3831,200 Fee Units
More than 50 0003,4002,61341,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(c) Dumping of dredge spoil in waters within the limits of the State

(Design capacity or maximum quantity to be dumped, in tonnes per year)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Less than or equal to 5005003841,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 2 5001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(d) Dumping or sinking of boats, aircraft, platforms or other man-made structures in waters within the limits of the State or placement of artificial reefs in waters within the limits of the State

(Weight of dumped, sunk or placed item, in tonnes)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
Less than or equal to 5005003841,200 Fee Units
More than 500 but not more than 2 5001,0007694,132 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 2 500 but not more than 10 0001,8001,3838,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 10 000 but not more than 25 0003,4002,6138,264 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 25 000 but not more than 50 0007,5005,76420,661 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 50 00011,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

(e) Wind Energy Facilities

(Generating capacity, in megawatts)

1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
More than or equal to 30 but not more than 200 11,0008,45441,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower
More than 200 16,50012,68041,322 fee units or the hourly rate whichever is lower

Miscellaneous Fees

No.1 fee unit = $1.58Fixed Fee UnitsVariable Fee UnitsAssessment Fee
1Search of register under section 22(2) of the Act$17.38
  NIL  $​17.38
2Annual fee in respect of premises declared to be scheduled premises under section 22A of the repealed Act8,250 Fee Units  NIL8,250 Fee Units
3Submission to the Board of report on mandatory environmental audit under section 30 of the Act5,500 Fee Units  NIL5,500 Fee Units
4Issue of determination by Board on voluntary environmental audit under section 31 of the Act1,100 Fee Units   NIL1,100 Fee Units
5The fee payable by a person for the issue of an Environment Protection Notice (EPN) in accordance with section 44 of the Act or the amendment of a notice under section 44(5) of the Act is
(a) 200 fee units: and
(b) the hourly rate or 41,322 fee units, whichever is the lesser
200 Fee Units  NIL  $316.00
5AThe fee payable by a person issued with an EPN notice in accordance with section 44 of the Act, for the assessment, inspection or other appropriate actions, to ensure that any measures specified in the notice or any requirements imposed in the notice are complied with, is the hourly rate.  NIL
5BThe fee payable by a person under section 74N(1)(a) of the Act for the issue and service or amendment of a notice issued under section 74C of the Act is:
(a) 200 fee units: and
(b) the hourly rate or 41,322 fee units, whichever is the lesser
200 fee units
  NIL  $316.00
5CThe fee payable by a person under section 74N(1)(d) or (e) of the Act for inspection or other appropriate actions, to ensure that a notice issued under section 74C of the Act is complied with is the hourly rate
6Sub regulations (5) and (5A) do not apply to an EPN
(a) to which regulation 6 applies: or
(b) issued in accordance with section 44(1)d of the Act; or
(c) issued in accordance with section 44(2) of the Act
7The fees prescribed under this regulation are exempt from GST
Basic charge$316.00  NIL  $316.00

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