Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require permission to erect, construct or alter a fence. A fence is any wall or similar structure, irrespective of material content, located on or near a common boundary. It includes a front fence to a property but does not include any structural part of a building.

A building licence or planning permission is required in certain circumstances.

Please consult directly with the council to ascertain whether special permission is required to erect a fence, and also whether there are any specific requirements regarding the height and setback of the fence or relating to the materials and standards of construction.

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

1 year.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

City of Bayswater

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Fencing and Floodlighting Local Law 1997

Contact details

Building Officer, Development Services
City of Bayswater


Operating address:
61 Broun Avenue
Morley
WA 6943
Mailing address:
PO BOX 467
Morley, Western Australia 6943

Phone:

08 9272 0622

Fax:

08 9272 0665
mail@bayswater.wa.gov.au

Website:

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