Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Western Australia

Description

You may require permission to erect, construct or alter a fence. A fence is any wall or similar structure, irrespective of material content, located on or near a common boundary. It includes a front fence to a property but does not include any structural part of a building.

A building licence or planning permission is required in certain circumstances.

Please consult directly with the council to ascertain whether special permission is required to erect a fence, and also whether there are any specific requirements regarding the height and setback of the fence or relating to the materials and standards of construction.

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 permit you must:

  • Complete the relevant form;
  • Provide any documentation or information required by the local government; and
  • Pay the application fee.

The council will take into account whether the fence would have an adverse impact on the safety or convenience of any person, the safety or convenience of the use of any land, and the visual amenity of the streetscape or neighbouring properties.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Vary Variation $198.00

Variation to Fencing Local Law

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Fencing Local Law 2011

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)