Certificate of Approval to Open or Use a Public Building - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this certificate if you intend to open or use a public building for a formal or prearranged gathering. This certificate is needed after the public building has been constructed, extended or altered. This certificate must specify the type of activity that the building will be used for and the maximum number of people that can be safely accommodated in the building.

A public building means a building or part of a building where persons may assemble for a prearranged purpose, including civic, theatrical, social, political, religious, educational, recreational, sporting or business purposes. It also includes any building, structure, tent, gallery enclosure or platform or part thereof in or on which numbers of persons are usually or occasionally assembled, but does not include a hospital. Crown owned buildings are exempt.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyLicence$214.25

Issue of public building certificate

Application$881.70

Issue of public building certificate for approved 0.85 density public building

RenewRenewal$44.80

Administering agency

City of Fremantle

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Services
City of Fremantle


Operating address:
8 William Street
Fremantle
WA 6160
Mailing address:
PO BOX 807
Fremantle, Western Australia 6959

Phone:

08 94329999

Fax:

08 94329895
health@fremantle.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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