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Fencing Local Law 2017

Local Government Act 1995; Dividing Fences Act 1961

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Chittering has prepared the abovementioned local law for comment.

The Purpose of the Shire of Chittering Fencing Local Law 2017 is to provide a ‘sufficient fence’ for the purposes of the Dividing Fences Act 1961 and to prescribe the materials to be used and safety measures to be undertaken in relation to certain types of fencing.

The Effect of the Shire of Chittering Fencing Local Law 2017 is to ensure that fencing in the Shire will need to comply with the definition of a ‘sufficient fence’ as stipulated in the proposed Fencing Local Law and its other provisions.

The proposed local law is available for inspection at the Shire of Chittering Administration Centre, 6177 Great Northern Highway, Bindoon during office hours. The proposed local law is also available to download by clicking on the pdf image below.

Deadline for public comments
4pm (WST) on Thursday, 16 March 2017

Submissions on this document may be made in writing and sent to:

Shire of Chittering
PO Box 70

Submissions may also be lodged via email to chatter@chittering.wa.gov.au with the subject line to read “Proposed Fencing Local Law 2017”.

Further information
Contact Peter Stuart, Senior Planning Officer by email on chatter@chittering.wa.gov.au or telephone (08) 9576 4600.



Alan Sheridan
Chief Executive Officer