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The Forest Practices Authority

Documents for Forest Practices Officers

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Forms for FPOs (15 documents)

Form 1: Acknowledgement of persons or organisations in relation to FPP:
This form should be used to obtain signatures for the FPP.

Form 2: Acknowledgement of persons or organisations with primary responsibility for management of forest practices:
This form should be completed where responsibilities are allocated under an FPP to any party that is not also the applicant, i.e. if the applicant is taking on all these responsibilities there is no need to have these forms completed.

Form 3: Acknowledgement of persons or organisations with specific responsibilities under FPP:
Variation of form 2. This form should be completed where responsibilities are allocated under a plan to any party that is not also the applicant, i.e. if the applicant is taking on all these responsibilities there is no need to have these forms completed.

Form 4: Acknowledgement of persons or organisations operating under FPP:
Completion of this form is optional. However, it is suggested that contractors be asked to complete this form as an acknowledgement that they are aware of the existence of the FPP, and the need to comply with its provisions.

s22 application for variation of certified FPP by FPO:
This form is to be used for any new variation initiated by the FPO. Remember to use the section 23 form for variations initiated by the applicant. The section 22 forms are only for use when you, as the FPO, determine that a variation is required (and generally where the applicant is not agreeable to initiating a variation under section 23).

s23 application for variation for certified FPP for FPP applicant:
This form is to be used for any new variation initiated by the Applicant.

Certificate of compliance form Word doc:
Use this form for submitting a certificate of compliance to the FPA.

Explanatory notes for drawing up quarry FPPs:
Quarry FPP proforma instructions (the cover page for quarries and the acknowledgement forms for quarries are the same as for all other FPPs).

Certificate of compliance checklist adapted from MA Protocols:
A checklist for conducting compliance evaluations.

FPP body template:
This form should be used for all FPPs. Minor headings can be deleted if not applicable to a particular plan, or modified to suit each organisations requirements.

Quarry FPP template:
Quarry FPP proforma (the cover page for quarries and the acknowledgement forms for quarries are the same as for all other FPPs).

FPP Planning manual (5 documents)

Certify, amend, vary, refuse or revoke FPPs:
Forest practices plans - certification, amendment, variation, refusal and revocation. Issued June 2005.

FPO planning manual FPP responsibilities and implementation:
Forest practices plans - responsibilities and implementation. Issued June 2005.

Risk assessment form:

Risk assessment form - for use when trees are being retained for landscape or other forest practices purposes adjoining public places.
 

Process for the supply of FPPs to the FPA for storage in a centralised database:
Process for supplying a copy of a newly certified plan or variation to the FPA.

FPP fee estimator (3 documents)

FPP fee estimator from 1/7/2010:
FPP fee estimator for FPPs from 1 July 2010.

FPP fee estimator from 1/7/2011:
FPP fee estimator for FPPs from July 1 2011.

FPP fee estimator from 1/7/2012:
FPP fee estimator for FPPs from July 1 2012. This spreadsheet can be used to ESTIMATE the FPP fee.

Notification form and evaluation sheets (9 documents)

Biodiversity evaluation sheet:
Template Word document.

Biodiversity evaluation sheet for plantation thinning and small plantation operations:

Simplified Biodiversity Evaluation Sheet for plantation thinning operations and harvesting operations in small plantations (< 10 ha). Template Word document.

Cover Page (1 documents)

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