Licence to Carry out Monumental Works (Cemetery) - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require a licence if you intend to carry out monumental works within a cemetery. A monument can be a memorial, headstone, kerbing or plinth that marks a grave. A monument cannot be placed in a cemetery without the permission of the Board responsible for the cemetery.

There are two different licences that allow a holder to carry out monumental work. A monumental mason's licence relates to a specific cemetery and allows the holder to carry out work at any time, subject to the provisions of any applicable local laws and the conditions of the cemetery board. A monumental work licence allows the holder to only work once within a cemetery to complete a specified monument.

Each time work is carried out in a cemetery to erect a monument, a fee must be paid according to the type of monument that is to be constructed.

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

Applications must be made to the Board responsible for the cemetery. Please consult directly with the Council or cemetery Board for information on eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Monumental Licence: $22.50.

Application

Erect a nameplate: $11.50; Erect kerbing: $40; Erect a monument: $54.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Licence to Carry out Monumental Works (Cemetery) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Carnamah

Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Winchester Public Cemetery Local Law 2013

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Carnamah


Operating address:
33-37 Macpherson Street
Carnamah
Western Australia 6517
Mailing address:
PO BOX 80
Carnamah, Western Australia 6517

Phone:

08 99517000

Fax:

08 99511377
shire@carnamah.wa.gov.au

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