Licences and permits
Environmentally relevant activities
If you intend to conduct an environmentally relevant activity (ERA), you must apply for an environmental authority (EA).
Development application process
An outline of the requirements for lodging development applications, when an application is required and how they are assessed.
Development within coastal zones
Development within the coastal zone is regulated to avoid immediate or future impacts on coastal resources.
Activities on contaminated land
We ensure known contamination sites and potentially contaminating activities are managed appropriately to help prevent environmental and health risks in Queensland.
Changing Heritage places
Proposals to develop Queensland Heritage Places are assessed to ensure heritage places retain their significance while accommodating changing needs.
Keeping and moving plants and animals
Much of Queensland's native wildlife is protected by legislation to ensure its survival and to protect biodiversity.
Waste tracking, storage and disposal
Transport, storage, recycling or disposal of regulated wastes are environmentally relevant activities that may require a licence.