Licence to Obstruct a Thoroughfare or Verge - City of Fremantle - Western Australia

Description

You will need 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.

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.
  • 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

1 year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $122.00 Obstruction permit
Apply Application All $150.00 Verge use and infrastructure protection permit
Apply Application All - Traffic management plan application:
  • short term - $203.00
  • long term - $508.00.
Apply Application All $68.50 Skip bin permit.

Forms

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (Uniform Local Provisions) Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2005

Administering agency

City of Fremantle

Contact details

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