You may require this permit if you intend to conduct demolition work. Demolition work is the demolition, dismantling or removal of a building or incidental structure. Please be aware that you may not require this permit if your proposed work is either:
- incidental to building work already approved by a building permit
- exempt work including class 10 buildings that does not exceed 40 square metres.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- ensure that the demolition work will comply with applicable building standards
- notify the Heritage Council of Western Australia (if relevant), electricity gas, telephone and water services providers
- notify the Building Services Commissioner at least 5 days before commencing the work (if the demolition work is class 1, 2 or 3 demolition work)
- provide details of the demolition contractor you intend to use (the person who carries out the demolition may be required to hold a demolition work licence)
- pay any applicable building services levies
- provide any other information required on the application form
- pay the application fee.
You may also be required to obtain planning approval for your demolition work.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Class 1 and 10: $96; Class 2 to 9: $96 per storey.
Building Act 2011 (Western Australia)
Building Regulations 2012 (Western Australia)
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