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

Your permit may be subject to any of the following requirements:

  • Conditions requiring you to set up hoardings, fences or other protective structures to protect public safety;
  • Charges for any damage to the public thoroughfare; and
  • Payment of a deposit to cover the cost of repairing any damage to the public thoroughfare.

Please note that all things and protective structures set up on the thoroughfare must be provided with sufficient lightning during night to prevent accidents.

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

Duration

As indicated on the licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Hoarding applications: $1.20 per square metre per month.

Apply Licence All

Materials on street: $1.20 per square metre per month.

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 on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law 2000

Administering agency

Town of Victoria Park

Contact details

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

Administration Centre

Town of Victoria Park

Operating address: 99 Shepperton Road
Victoria Park
WA 6100
Mailing address: Locked Bag 437
Victoria Park
WA 6979
Phone: 08 9311 8111
Email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au
Website: Town of Victoria Park (Opens in new window)