Approval to Open or Use a Public Building - Western Australia

Description

If you intend to open or use a public building where people will assemble for activities, gatherings or prearranged events, the building will need to be inspected and approved to ensure it meets a range of emergency, safety and amenity requirements.

A public building is a building or similar structure where persons may assemble for social, business, religious, entertainment, recreational or similar purposes. Examples of public buildings include churches, private schools, cinemas, pubs, nightclubs, recreation centres, circuses, halls and auditoriums. Crown owned buildings and hospitals are exempt.

This certificate must specify the type of activity that the building will be used for and the maximum number of people that can be safely accommodated in the building.

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

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

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Apply Application All $170.00 New application (low risk - halls)
Apply Application All $335.00 New application - high risk (pubs and clubs)
Apply Application All $115.00 Temporary events (per hour)
Apply Inspection All $115.00 -

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 Western Australia

Administering agency

City of Greater Geraldton

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Environmental Health Department

City of Greater Geraldton

Operating address: 63 Cathedral Avenue
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530
Mailing address: PO BOX 101
Geraldton PO, Western Australia 6531
Phone: 08 9956 6600
Fax: 08 9956 6674
Email: council@cgg.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Greater Geraldton (Opens in new window)