Sea Container and Skip Bin permits required

Temporary placement of sea containers or skip bins on verge

Sea containers and skip bins can be temporarily located on the verge of a property, where a request has been submitted and approved by the City.

Please note that the following conditions apply. 
  • Sea container must be not be larger than 6m3 (20 foot)
  • Skip bin must not be larger than 8m3
  • Can only be placed on the verge for a maximum of 14 days
  • Must not be located on a footpath (where possible)
  • Not to impede the vision of adjacent property owners
  • Not to impede the street tree (where possible).

How to apply for approval

To apply for temporary placement of a skip bin or sea container on a verge, please complete the form below.

Please allow a minimum 5 business days for processing.

Traffic and road safety assessment

Upon request, the City may provide a free assessment to property owner’s for traffic and road safety.

More information and contact

For more information please contact the City on 08 9411 3444 or email us.



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.