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 Description
Apply Application All

Fees range from $320 to $871, depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Public Building Forms (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Guidelines for Public Buildings - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 Western Australia

Administering agency

City of Vincent

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:

Environmental Health Services

City of Vincent

Operating address: 244 Vincent Street
Leederville, Western Australia 6007
Mailing address: PO BOX 82
Leederville, Western Australia 6902
Phone: 08 9273 6000
Fax: 08 9273 6099
Email: mail@vincent.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Vincent (Opens in new window)