Leases, licences, easements and permits
The department supports a wide range of uses for Crown land. To ensure the land is used correctly, we are responsible for issuing licences, lease and permits.
Learn about how a Crown land lease enables exclusive use over a particular piece of land for a specified term and purpose.
We issue licences to individuals, businesses and community organisations for a range of processes.
Easements generally provide the right to access and use land while the legal title or ownership of the land remains with the owner of the land.
We issue enclosure permits to individuals and businesses who have Crown roads within their property and want to avoid fencing the road out.
A Crown land conveyancing search will provide a range of important information before purchasing a property.
Holders of leases, licences and permits to occupy Crown Land are required to pay rent.