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

Description

You will require the written approval of the Building Surveyor if you are an owner or occupier of a residential lot or a commercial lot and you intend to erect or retain any barbed wire or other material with spiked or jagged protections.

You will require a licence if you intend to have and use an electric fence, or a razor wire fence, on a lot other than a rural lot.

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 a permit to have and use an electrified fence you must ensure that:

  • Your lot does not abut a residential lot;
  • The fence complies with Joint Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3016:1994; and
  • The fence can be rendered inoperable during the hours of business operations, if any on the lot where it is erected.

To be eligible for a permit to have a fence constructed wholly or party of razor wire you must ensure that:

  • Your fence is not within 3m of the boundary of the lot; and
  • Any razor wire used is between 2000mm and 2400mm above the ground level.

Duration

As indicated on the 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 1999

Administering agency

Shire of Toodyay

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Toodyay

Operating address: Administration Centre, 15 Fiennes Street
Toodyay
WA 6566
Mailing address: PO BOX 96
Toodyay, Western Australia 6566
Phone: 08 9574 9300
Fax: 08 9574 2158
Email: records@toodyay.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Toodyay (Opens in new window)