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. 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

To be eligible for a permit to erect a fence that is not a sufficient fence you must:

  • If the fence is a dividing fence, obtain the consent of the owners of the lots to be separate by the dividing fence;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Fencing Local Law 2010

Contact details

Principal Building Surveyor, Building Services
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder


Operating address:
577 Hannan Street
Kalgoorlie
WA 6430
Mailing address:
PO BOX 2042
Boulder, Western Australia 6432

Phone:

08 9021 9691
dennis.bassett@ckb.wa.gov.au

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