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

You will need to submit detailed plans showing the position, design and the method of construction of the proposed fence.

Duration

As specified.

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 Perth

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Fencing Local Law 2015

Contact details

General Enquiries
City of Perth


Operating address:
27 St George's Terrace
Perth
WA 6000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX C120
Perth, Western Australia 6839

Phone:

08 94613333
info.city@cityofperth.wa.gov.au

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