Apply to clear pastoral land

Pastoral land clearing applications are lodged with and determined by the Pastoral Land Board in accordance with the Pastoral Land Act.

There are some activities of land clearing on pastoral land which may not require a permit.

The NT Pastoral Land Clearing Guidelines (98.1 kb) outlines when a permit is required and what the application process is. 

You should contact the Pastoral Land Board if you are unsure if you require a permit or not.

To apply for a permit to clear pastoral land you must do all of the following: 

Step 1. Discuss your works with the Pastoral Land Board Executive Officer

Step 2. Fill in the clear pastoral land form (555.3 kb) or fill in and submit the online form at the Pastoral Leases Public Portal.

Step 3. Attach supporting documents including shape files.

Step 4. Pay the fee.

Step 5. To submit your application by mail or email, forward it to:

Executive Officer
Pastoral Land Board
PO Box 496
Palmerston NT 0831
pastorallandboard@nt.gov.au

Contact

For more information about land clearing permits contact the Pastoral Land Board by calling (08) 8999 4667 or emailing pastorallandboard@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 27 June 2017