Licence to Obstruct a Thoroughfare or Verge - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to place obstructions or building material on a thoroughfare or verge. A public thoroughfare is any street, way or other public place. The verge is any area beside the thoroughfare but does not include any footpath.

Obstructions and building material include, but are not limited to, cranes, hoists, hoardings, fences, building materials or waste, and bulk storage containers. All obstructions must be placed within protective barriers for public safety. Sufficient light must also be provided at night to prevent accidents.

Any damage to a public thoroughfare due to the placement of obstructions must be repaired to the satisfaction of the local government. The Council requires that a deposit be paid that will be used if such repairs are not made to the required standards.

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 licence you must:

  • Give local public notice of the application; and
  • Submit any required supporting documentation.

You may be required to submit an Air Quality Management Plan.

Duration

One year, unless otherwise specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

$1 per month (or part of a month) for each square metre of the street enclosed by any hoarding, fence or barrier.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Licence to Obstruct a Thoroughfare or Verge - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (Uniform Local Provisions) Regulations 1996 WA

Local law(s) name

Activities and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law 2001

Administering agency

City of Armadale

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Armadale

Operating address: 7 Orchard Street
Armadale, Western Australia 6112
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2
Armadale, Western Australia 6992
Phone: 08 9394 5000
Fax: 08 9394 5184
Email: info@armadale.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Armadale (Opens in new window)