Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to erect, construct or alter a fence which does not comply with the requirements of the local laws related to fencing. This includes: a fence on a rural lot, within 7.5m of a thoroughfare, which exceed 1500m in height; a freestanding fence constructed of corrugated fibre reinforced cemented sheeting within the front set-back area of a lot within the district.

A fence is any structure, including a retaining wall, used or functioning as a barrier, irrespective of where it is located and includes any gate.

Please not that you will also require a permit if you intend to construct or alter a fence, or undertake any excavation, on local government land. 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.

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

Shire of Toodyay

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Fencing Local Law 1999

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Toodyay


Operating address:
Administration Centre, 15 Fiennes Street
Toodyay
WA 6566
Mailing address:
PO BOX 96
Toodyay, Western Australia 6566

Phone:

08 95742258

Fax:

08 95742158
records@toodyay.wa.gov.au

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