Approval to Erect a Stable - Western Australia


You will require this approval if you intend to keep a horse, cow or large animal on premises in or around a townsite.

If you obtain this approval you must maintain a stable for your animal, which complies with the requirements of the Health Local Laws.

For more information please consult directly with the Council.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must satisfy the Council on all aspects of the stable, including:

  • The distance of the stable from residential dwellings;
  • Construction methods;
  • Drainage methods; and
  • Mechanisms employed for the prevention of odours and breeding of flies.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As indicated on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval to Erect a Stable - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on any forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 1998

Administering agency

Shire of Shark Bay

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Shark Bay

Operating address: 65 Knight Terrace
WA 6537
Phone: 08 99481218
Fax: 08 99481237