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 licence you must ensure that:

  • Your fence complies with Australian and New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3016: 1994;
  • Your fence may be rendered inoperable during the hours of business operations, if any, on the lot where it is erected; and
  • Any razor wire used in the construction of the fence is less than 200mm or more than 240mm above the ground level.

Duration

As indicated on the 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 a 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 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 96711011
Fax: 08 96711230
Email: shire@wongan.wa.gov.au