Permit to Erect an Electrified, Barbed Wire or Razor Wire Fence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to construct an electrified, barbed wire or razor wire fence around your property. You will require a building licence to build a fence. This permit will be granted if the fence is not next to a residential property.

Any fence that is constructed has to comply with the standards and, in the case of an electrified fence, must be turned off during business hours. Any barbed or razor wire must be at least two metres above ground level.

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.

Exemptions

Rural and special rural lots do not require this permit.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit:

  • The lot must not be a residential lot, or be adjacent to a residential lot;
  • The fence must be within 3m of the boundary of the lot;
  • Any razor wire must be between 2000mm and 240mm above the ground level;
  • You must provide any information required by the council;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

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

Duration

As specified on permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

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

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Permit to Erect an Electrified, Barbed Wire or Razor Wire 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 2012

Administering agency

City of Cockburn

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Cockburn

Operating address: 9 Coleville Crescent
Spearwood
WA 6163
Mailing address: PO BOX 1215
Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia 6965
Phone: 08 94113444
Fax: 08 94113333
Email: customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au