Permission to Erect or Alter a Fence - Western Australia

Description

You may require permission to erect, construct or alter a fence. A fence is any wall or similar structure, irrespective of material content, located on or near a common boundary. It includes a front fence to a property but does not include any structural part of a building.

A building licence or planning permission is required in certain circumstances.

Please consult directly with the council to ascertain whether special permission is required to erect a fence, and also whether there are any specific requirements regarding the height and setback of the fence or relating to the materials and standards of construction.

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 will need to submit detailed plans showing the position, design and the method of construction of the proposed fence.

Duration

As specified.

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 Permission to Erect or Alter a 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 2015

Administering agency

City of Perth

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

City of Perth

Operating address: 27 St George's Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX C120
Perth, Western Australia 6839
Phone: 08 9461 3333
Fax: 08 9461 3083
Email: info.city@cityofperth.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Perth (Opens in new window)