About works approvals
Find out about EPA works approvals.
A works approval allows you to conduct works or make changes to your scheduled premises. A works approval allows a business to undertake works to:
You may need a works approval if these works risk harming the environment. For example, if you install or change equipment at your premises that:
EPA’s works approval process is designed to ensure the best and most cost-effective environmental outcomes on projects are achieved. Without works approvals there is an increased risk of industrial projects causing pollution issues and requiring expensive retrofitting. Works approvals are an opportunity to save energy and water and to reduce waste at the project design stage, creating value for a business.
Reviewed 27 August 2020