Permit to Erect an Electrified, Barbed Wire or Razor Wire Fence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to construct an electrified fence or razor wire fence.

If you intend to erect a fence containing barbed wire or other spiked or jagged material on a residential lot, commercial lot, or industrial lot, you must also obtain the approval of the Council.

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.

Exemptions

Rural and special rural lots do not require this permit.

Eligibility requirements

Approval will not be granted for an electrified fence which is on a residential lot, or is adjacent to a residential lot unless:

  • The fence complies with AS/NZS3015: 2002 Electrical installations- Electricity security fences; and
  • The fence is rendered inoperable during business hours.

Approval will not be granted for a razor wire fence if the fence is within 3000 millimetres of the boundary of the lot, or the razor wire is less than 2000 millimetres or more than 2400 millimetres above the ground level.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Permit to Erect an Electrified, Barbed Wire or Razor Wire 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

Enquiries Officer
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder


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

Phone:

08 90219600

Fax:

08 90216113
mailbag@ckb.wa.gov.au

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