Building Permit - Shire of Wickepin - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to conduct building work. The permit must be obtained prior to work commencing.

You must also obtain a Certificate of Design Compliance (CDC) if you intend to construct a building or incidental structure. Your CDC must be in an approved form, and you must include a statement from your building surveyor that your building will comply with the applicable standard if your building is completed following your current plans and specifications.

The Building Regulations have more information about other details your CDC must include and what your surveyor must do when signing the building certificate.

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 permit you must:

  • obtain planning approval and any other required approvals, including approval for installation of a sewage treatment apparatus (if required)
  • provide a certificate of design compliance for the building or structure signed by a building surveyor
  • provide each technical certificate signed by a specialist that the building surveyor has relied on to sign the certificate of design compliance
  • provide a copy of the plans and specifications for your building or structure
  • notify the Heritage Council of Western Australia (if relevant)
  • provide details of the builder who will carry out the work
  • pay any applicable building services levies
  • provide any other information required on the application form
  • pay the application fee.

There may be additional requirements before approval is granted to your application. These requirements will vary dependent on factors such as the future purpose of the building or any other requirements dictated by the relevant permit authority.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
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Certified building application fees:

  • Class 1 or Class 10 buildings - 0.19% of the estimated value of the building (minimum fee $110.00)
  • Class 2 to 10 buildings - 0.09% of the estimated value of the building (minimum fee $110.00).

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All -

Fee for uncertified building permits is 0.32% of the estimated value of the building (minimum fee $110.00). Fees for 2022-23

Vary Variation All $110.00

Fee to extend the duration of your demolition permit. Fees for 2022-23

Other resources

Act(s) name

Building Act 2011 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2012 Western Australia

Approval time

The relevant agency has a limited period of time in which to approve or reject your application. For certified applications this period is 10 business days and for uncertified applications the period is 25 business days.

Administering agency

Shire of Wickepin

Contact details

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