; What approvals do I need? - Carports - City of Wanneroo

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What approvals do I need? - Carports

Description A carport is a roofed structure designed to accommodate one or more motor vehicles unenclosed except to the extent that it abuts a dwelling or a property boundary on one side, and being without a door unless the door is visually permeable.
Do I need approval?

planning approval will NOT be required if the Carport is compliant with the Residential Design Codes in the following zones:

  • Residential 
  • Mixed Use
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Rural Community
  • Special Residential

In the following zones a planning approval is always required for a Carport:

  • Rural Resource
  • General Rural
  • Special Rural  

Please note: A planning approval should be obtained prior to submitting for a building permit.ign Codes.


A building permit is required for a carport.

What do I need to submit?


Please refer to the City's DA Checklist - Residential Additions for a complete list of the information required to apply for planning approval.


Please refer to our Carport Information Sheet for a complete list of the information required to apply for a building permit.

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