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.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Maritime Licence Application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Act(s) name

Jetties Act 1926 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Jetties Regulations 1940 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Marine and Coastal

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:

Jetty and Ferry Licensing

Marine and Coastal

Department of Transport

Western Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box C102
Perth, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9435 7626