Demolition Permit - Western Australia

Description

You may require this permit if you intend to conduct demolition work. Demolition work is the demolition, dismantling or removal of a building or incidental structure. Please be aware that you may not require this permit if your proposed work is either:

  • incidental to building work already approved by a building permit
  • exempt work including class 10 buildings that does not exceed 40 square metres

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

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • ensure that the demolition work will comply with applicable building standards
  • notify the Heritage Council of Western Australia (if relevant), electricity, gas, telephone and water services providers
  • notify the Building Services Commissioner at least 5 days before commencing the work (if the demolition work is class 1, 2 or 3 demolition work)
  • provide details of the demolition contractor you intend to use (the person who carries out the demolition may be required to hold a demolition work licence)
  • pay any applicable building services levies
  • provide any other information required on the application form
  • pay the application fee.

You may also be required to obtain planning approval for your demolition work.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $97.70

Class 1 and 10.

Apply Application All $97.70

Class 2 to 9 (fee per storey).

Act(s) name

Building Act 2011 WA

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2012 WA

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.

Building Officer, Building Services

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)