The EPA is modernising the way it does business. There have been some recent changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process that will impact proponents:
The EPA’s Strategic Plan 2019-2022 was recently released and centres on four pillars:
This form is to be used for referral of Planning Schemes and Amendments to the EPA under the Planning and Development Act 2005, the Metropolitan Redevelopment Act 2011 and the Hope Valley Wattleup Redevelopment Act 2000.
All planning schemes and amendments must be referred to the EPA by the responsible authority.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) was established in 1971 as an independent Board providing advice to the Minister for Environment. This website contains information about environmental impact assessment of significant projects, and policy and guidance on environmental matters.