PA83 Development application – Lot 287 South Western Highway GWINDINUP

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About the proposal

Amended Development application for an industry extractive and extractive industry licence.

Reference: PA83/2021
Applicant: Mario Michele Giacci

Address: Lot 287 South Western Highway GWINDINUP

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Proposal description

  • The Shire has received an application seeking approval for the use of Industry Extractive & EIL at the above lot.  The development involves the following:
    The proposed extraction area has been reduced from 35.15ha to 32.58ha (including previously approved pit (17.27ha) extracted in 20 stages up to 2ha each in size.
  • Proposed setback from the extraction area to the closest residence has been increased from 100m to 155m.
  • Proposed native vegetation clearing is reduced from 11.33ha to 9.7ha by retaining further native vegetation along the northern boundary.
  • Proposed truck movements are changed from 5 to 10 truck movements per day to a maximum of 65 truck movements per day for large haulage campaigns.
  • Post-extraction connectivity of native vegetation is increased by retaining further native vegetation along the northern boundary and by more proposed revegetation along the northern boundary.
  • Proposed harvesting of Blue Gum plantation trees.
  • Proposed annual extraction rate of 50,000m3 remains unchanged.
  • Proposed maximum extraction depth of 5m below Natural Ground Level (NGL) remains unchanged.
  • Proposed extraction depth to remain more than 4m above groundwater levels remains unchanged.
  • Proposed access via Lowrie Road remains unchanged.
  • Proposed operating hours between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday with no operation on weekends or public holidays has been changed to include 7am to 1pm Saturdays.
  • The change to final batter slopes from 1:10 (as previously approved) to 1:6 remains unchanged.
  • The noise assessment, Dust Management Plan, Rehabilitation Plan have been updated to reflect the amended proposal.

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