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 you must:

  • Ensure that the barbed wire or other spiked materials are carried on posts not less than 1950mm from the ground level;
  • Ensure that the barbed wire fence is not placed upon a lot that is adjacent to a thoroughfare or other public place; and
  • Ensure that where razor wire is used it is constructed on a fence no less than 2000mm above the ground.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

As specified on permit.

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 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 2003

Administering agency

City of Karratha

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Karratha

Operating address: Lot 1083 Welcome Road
Karratha
WA 6714
Mailing address: PO BOX 219
Karratha, Western Australia 6714
Phone: 08 91868555
Fax: 08 91851626
Email: enquiries@karratha.wa.gov.au