Occupancy Permit - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to occupy a building or strata title that is either:

  • new
  • existing
  • incomplete.

You may also require this permit if you intend to change the use or classification of an existing building. The purpose of this permit is to ensure any buildings that will be occupied are compliant with all relevant legislation and standards.

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.

Eligibility Requirements

You must provide a certificate with your application that demonstrates the building is compliant with all relevant legislation and standards. Applications to occupy a new building must be accompanied by a Certificate of Construction Compliance (CCC). Applications to occupy an existing building, or obtain a strata title, must be accompanied by a Certificate of Building Compliance (CBC).

The Agency may also have additional requirements that must be satisfied before an application will be approved, such as:

  • evidence of any prescribed authorities' approvals or notifications
  • detailed building plans
  • payment of any prescribed fees.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $97.70

Administering agency

Shire of Northam

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: 395 Fitzgerald Street
Northam
WA 6401
Mailing address: PO BOX 613
Northam, Western Australia 6401
Phone: 08 9622 6100
Fax: 08 9622 1910
Email: records@northam.wa.gov.au