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Forest Roads and Quarries

The table below describes the range of location types and area thresholds that apply to forest roads and quarries under EIA regulations.

Forest Road Thresholds

 Land Type Proposed Project Area Action
The land, or part of the land, is in a sensitive area  Area of any size Application for EIA opinion required 
No part of the land is in a sensitive area   1 hectare or less No EIA required 
No part of the land is in a sensitive area  More than 1 hectare  Application for EIA opinion required 


Forest Quarry Thresholds

 Land Type Proposed Project Area Action  
The land, or part of the land, is in a sensitive area Area of any size  Application for EIA opinion required 
No part of the land is in a sensitive area  1 hectare or less  No EIArequired 
No part of the land is in a sensitive area  More than 1 hectare  Application for EIA opinion required 

 

 

 

Last updated: 31st January 2018