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

In determining whether to grant permission, the Council may take into account, in addition to other matters, whether the fence would have an adverse effect on:

  • The safety or convenient use of any land; or
  • The safety or convenience of any person.

Duration

As indicated.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for 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 2000

Administering agency

Shire of Wongan-Ballidu

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Wongan-Ballidu

Operating address: Corner Quinlan Street and Elphin Crescent
Wongan Hills
WA 6603
Mailing address: PO BOX 84
Wongan Hills, Western Australia 6603
Phone: 08 9671 1011
Fax: 08 9671 1230
Email: shire@wongan.wa.gov.au