Managing the works approvals and licensing system
Learn about the approvals system that EPA manages for building and development that could impact the environment.
EPA administers the works approval and licence system.
A works approval allows you to conduct works or make changes to your scheduled premises. For example, undertaking works including constructing a new plant or installing new plant equipment.
An EPA licence allows a business to run certain activities at a licensed premises. For example, waste treatment and disposal.
You can search for licences and annual performance statements on our website.
We have been working to improve our licensing and approvals system.
Reviewed 8 September 2020