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Clearing Permit CPS 818/1 was granted to Main Roads Western Australia (Main Roads) on 11 November 2005 by the then Department of Environment.

The clearing permit authorises the clearing of native vegetation for a range of defined activities across Western Australia necessary for the upgrade and maintenance of the state’s main road network.

The permit has since been amended 12 times with the latest amendment (CPS 818/13) made on 22 June 2018.

The department is currently reviewing the operation of CPS 818 to ensure that it meets community expectations with respect to transparency and protection of the environment, while also providing an efficient approvals pathway for important road safety initiatives.

CPS 818/13 was due to expire on 30 June 2019. To allow sufficient time to complete the review, we have extended the permit’s duration by 12 months.

CPS 818/14 now has an expiry date of 30 June 2020 and is otherwise identical to the previous version of the permit.

For details of the appeal period, please see Clearing permits available for public appeal.   

For further information or to lodge an appeal, please contact the Office of the Appeals Convenor on 08 6467 5190 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For all other enquiries, please contact us on 08 6364 7000 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Updated 5 July 2019