The Building Department can advise you on how to prepare and make an application for a Sign Licence.
Control of signage is important for safety as well as for visual amenity. If you are considering placing a sign on your property whether it be commercial, industrial or residential, please contact our staff who can provide you with application forms, design guidelines and advice about how best to create the sign you want.
Verge Inspection Fees
All building applications which fall into one of the descriptions outlined below attract a verge inspection fee. An assessment of the verge is required to be undertaken prior to the commencement of work on site, with a follow inspection upon completion. The nominated builder for the works approved under the associated Building Permit will be liable for any damage to the verge.
The fees are as follows:
Residential Alterations & Additions with an Estimated Value >$20,000
Residential Swimming Pool Applications
New dwellings (Up to 2 dwellings on one allotment)
Commercial Construction & Multi Residential Development (3 of more dwellings)
If you have any queries in relation to the Verge Inspection Fee please contact our Technical Services Team on Ph: (08) 9186 8555.
The City of Karratha will only accept Applications for Building Permit where the application form has been downloaded from the Building Commission forms page
This applies to both certified and uncertified applications, as well as applications for Demolition permit.
Applicants are advised that all construction within the City is to comply with Region D, Terrain Category 2 requirements of the BCA.
For more building information, please call 9186 8555.