Crown Lands


Fees are updated annually, effective 1 July unless marked otherwise.

Enclosure permits
Fee Cost
Enclosure permit application $250.00
Enclosure permit alteration application (additional) $250.00
Enclosure permit alteration application (combination) $250.00
Enclosure permit notice of transfer application $94.00
Fee Cost
Lease application
The application fee represents an advance towards processing costs. Following receipt and assessment of the application the following costs will also be payable where applicable:
  • site investigation
  • land assessment - advertising (newspaper and gazette)
  • assessment of natural resource management implications and Part 5 EPA Act requirements
  • survey/plan compilation
  • valuation
  • publication of notice of intention to lease
  • negotiation/re-processing draft lease document
Minister’s consent to transfer application $308.00
Fee for inspection, where required in respect of the above application $416.00* subject to change
Extension of term Western Lands lease application $269.00
Conversion of a term lease into a perpetual lease in the Western Division $659.00
For each additional lease in the application $21.00* subject to change
Alteration of the purpose, conditions, covenants or provisions $250.00
Redetermination of rent of a lease application $380.00
Purchase of a purchasable lease in the Western, Central or Eastern Division $659.00
Fee Cost
General licence application $576.00
Domestic waterfront licence application $660.00
Short-term licence application $49.00
Licences notification of automatic transfer $94.00
Notification of compulsory acquisition of Crown land
Fee Cost
Notification of Proposed Compulsory Acquisition - Administration Fee $806.00
Fee Cost
Crown road purchase application

The fee covers costs for the road status and tenure searches and consultation undertaken by the department and for advertising the proposal in a local newspaper and the status and search undertaken by the department. The application fee is not a deposit or an advance on the purchase of the road.

If the road purchase application is supported for sale, additional purchasing fees are payable at that time. See additional purchasing fees and costs in the Purchasing Crown roads application process fact sheet (PDF, 132 KB)


Water boundary determination
Fee Cost
Water boundary determination application (Non-tidal) $275.00* subject to change
Water boundary determination (Tidal) $935.00 *subject to change
Fee Cost
Surrender of land or lease $390.00
Exemption from conditions application $250.00
Addition of land to a lease application $559.00
Remove restrictions on dealings applications $250.00
Waiver of Minister’s consent to a dealing $250.00
Consent to cultivate land in the Western Division application $764.00
Subdivision of a holding application $559.00
Granting of owner’s consent to lodge a development application $99.00