Proposed Local Law: Fencing Local Law

Published on Wednesday, 3 April 2024 at 12:05:00 PM

The Shire of Denmark proposes to adopt a new Fencing Local Law in accordance with the Local Government Act 1995.

Purpose – to prescribe sufficient fences, the standard for construction of fences and create offences for non-compliance,

Effect – to establish the minimum requirements for fencing, provide for permitted and prohibited fencing, and create offences for non-compliance;

A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected or obtained by –


Written submissions about the local laws or suggested changes may be made to the CEO, and must be received by 4.00pm, Tuesday, 4 June 2024.

For further information please contact Claire Thompson on 9848 0300 or email

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