Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence (Private Property) - Shire of Toodyay - Western Australia


You will require this permit if you intend to erect, construct or alter a fence which does not comply with the requirements of the local laws related to fencing. This includes: a fence on a rural lot, within 7.5m of a thoroughfare, which exceed 1500m in height; a freestanding fence constructed of corrugated fibre reinforced cemented sheeting within the front set-back area of a lot within the district.

A fence is any structure, including a retaining wall, used or functioning as a barrier, irrespective of where it is located and includes any gate.

Please not that you will also require a permit if you intend to construct or alter a fence, or undertake any excavation, on local government land. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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


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Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Fencing Local Law 1999

Administering agency

Shire of Toodyay

Contact details

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