Lot 230 Elgin Road
About the proposal
Development application for an industry extractive and extractive industry licence.
Applicant: Cowara Contractors Pty Ltd
Address: Lot 230 Elgin Road, Elgin
- development application (PDF 3.3MB)
- appendix a – certificate of title (PDF 180 KB)
- appendix b – site plan (PDF 6.6MB)
- appendix c – excavation works plan (PDF 6.7MB)
- appendix d – post-extraction plan (PDF 2.2MB)
- appendix e – BAL assessment (PDF 8.3MB)
- appendix f – groundwater monitoring report (PDF 11.5MB)
- appendix g – DWER pre-lodgement advice (PDF 276KB)
The development involves:
- extraction of approximately 197,000m3 of sand from the southern portion of the lot
- sand to be extracted by a front-end loader in 5 stages
- each stage to be between 1.3ha and 2ha
- proposed duration of extraction is 5 year
- batter slopes of 1:6
- vehicular access from Elgin Road to Railway Road
- the floor of the pit will be minimum 0.5m above the highest historical groundwater level
- rehabilitation to pasture.
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Submissions close 15 April 2021