Consent to Establish an Offensive Trade and Registration of the Premises - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this consent and registration if you intend to conduct an offensive trade. The following are considered offensive trades:

  • Waste processing operations;
  • Abattoirs and slaughterhouses;
  • Bone mills and bone manure depots;
  • Fat rendering establishments;
  • Fellmongeries and tanneries;
  • Fish curing and canning establishments;
  • Flock factories;
  • Manure works;
  • Piggeries;
  • Storing, drying, or preserving bones, hides, hoofs or skins;
  • Tripe-boiling establishments; and
  • Boiling down meat, bones, blood, or offal.

You will also require this consent and registration if you intend to operate a receiving depot for laundry, dry cleaning or dye works. A laundry means any place where articles are laundered by commercial grade machinery.

A dry-cleaning establishment is a place where clothes or other articles are cleaned by use of solvents without using water, but does not include premises in which perchlorethylene or arklone is used as dry-cleaning fluid in a machine operating on a full cycle and fully enclosed basis.

A dye-works means a place where articles are commercially dyed.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements will vary depending on your activity. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified.



Fee per year for laundry or dry cleaning establishment.

Application$171.00Fee per year for gut scraping premises.
Application$211.00Fee per year for manure works or artificial manure depot.
Application$298.00Fee per year for shellfish and crustacean processing, poultry processing, fish processing or fish curing establishments or other premises.



Application for Consent to Establish an Offensive Trade and Registration of the Premises - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Town of Claremont

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Health (Offensive Trades Fees) Regulations 1976 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 2010

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Town of Claremont

Operating address:
308 Stirling Highway
WA 6010
Mailing address:
Claremont, Western Australia 6910


08 9285 4300


08 9285 4301


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