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
Apply Application All $180.00

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Certificate of Approval to Open or Use a Public Building - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 Western Australia

Administering agency

Shire of Merredin

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:

Manager, Development Services

Shire of Merredin

Operating address: Cnr King and Barrack Streets
Merredin
WA 6415
Mailing address: PO BOX 42
Merredin, Western Australia 6415
Phone: 08 9041 1611
Fax: 08 9041 2379
Email: emds@merredin.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Merredin (Opens in new window)