Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to erect a fence which does not meet the specifications contained in Schedule 1 of the Local Law Relating to Fences.

You will also require the written approval of the Council if you intend to construct or repair a fence with used materials or with any materials other than: brick, concrete, masonry, wrought iron, tubular steel, link mesh, wire, timber, thatched brush-wood, fibrosheeting or any colorbond sheeting.

A building licence or planning approval may be required in certain circumstances.

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 specified on permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

City of Melville

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Local Law Relating to Fences 1983

Contact details

Building Officer
City of Melville


Operating address:
10 Almondbury Road
Booragoon
WA 6154
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 1
Booragoon
WA 6954

Phone:

1300635845

Phone:

08 93640666

Fax:

08 93640285
melinfo@melville.wa.gov.au

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