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Crossovers FAQs

What do I have to do to get a crossover installed at my property or my existing crossover upgraded / replaced?

You will need to complete an application for crossover and submit to the City.  A fee of $62.00 (inclusive of GST) and a bond of $1 600 applies to all applications.  Crossovers must be constructed to the City of Fremantle's specifications for the construction of crossovers and approval must be granted prior to work commencing.

How much does a crossover cost?

As part of the Application for Crossover process, you will need to obtain a quote for the construction of the crossover.  You can elect to have the crossover completed by a private contractor or by the City. To obtain a quote from the City, you must complete an application for crossover and indicate that you would like the City to prepare a quote.

Does Council pay for of the crossover?

The City of Fremantle will contribute up to 50% of the costs of a single standard crossover constructed in concrete, up to the value of $487.05. This only applies if the crossover is the first crossing to the land and is approved and constructed in accordance with the City of Fremantle's specifications for the construction of crossover.

How do I get my crossover rebate?

You will need to complete an application for crossover rebate and include the delivery docket or supply docket stating strength and quantity of materials used.  Crossovers must be approved and constructed according to the City of Fremantle's specifications for the construction of crossover.

Will I get my verge protection bond back?

Once the application for verge bond refund with a copy of the receipt of payment of the bond has been recieved by the City, a site inspection will be undertaken to ensure that the verge and road reserve has been reinstated to a suitable condition and determine whether a full refund of the bond is applicable, taking into consideration any earlier damage reports

It is advisable to inspect the footpath or verge for any existing damage prior to the construction commencing.  A City officer will also inspect the verge and collect photographic evidence of any existing damage to the footpath, kerb and crossover.

Can I have an additional crossover?

A request for an additional crossover requires approval. An application for crossover must be completed and submitted to the City. An application fee of $62.00 (inclusive of GST) and a $1 600 verge protection bond applies.

Who maintains the crossover?

The owner of the property is responsible for maintaining the crossover. Should an owner wish to upgrade the crossover, the City of Fremantle will offer a rebate of up to $487.05, being half the cost of a standard crossover.  This only applies if the crossover is the first crossing to the land and is approved and constructed in accordance with the City of Fremantle's specifications for the construction of crossover

What is a standard crossover?

The dimensions of a standard crossover is 2.75 metres x 2.75 metres.

For further information on any of these FAQ's, please contact the City's Technical Services Compliance Administration Officer on 08 9432 9999.


Contact us

City of Fremantle
Town Hall Centre
8 William Street
Fremantle WA 6160
T 08 9432 9999
F 08 9430 4634
E info@fremantle.wa.gov.au

Application for crossover

Application for crossover rebate

Specifications for the construction of crossover


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