Jetty Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to construct, maintain or alter a jetty.

A jetty is a structure used to launch or land a vessel on water. This could include:

  • wharves
  • piers
  • grids
  • landing places
  • ramps
  • fixed or floating structure
  • erected or placed structures.

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 licence you must:

  • show suitable skills in safety of marine navigation
  • provide details on the structural adequacy and suitability of location of the jetty or intended jetty
  • comply with any local planning approvals.

For a licence to be issued in a company name the following will need to be provided:

  • a copy of the company's certificate of Incorporation
  • the names and addresses of the company directors
  • the company's ACN or ABN.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Jetties Act 1926 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Jetties Regulations 1940 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport


Contact details

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