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Welcome to Councils Building Department.

The Building Department provides a number of services including issuing Building Permits, Report & Consents, enforcement of illegal works and maintaining records of all building permits issued (including those issued by private building surveyors) and provides statutory building services in accordance with the Act.

Most building works require a building permit irrespective of their size and cost so contact Council to discuss your building proposal.

For further information on the services provided by the Building Department please see the links below

Planning and Building
 Building Permits   What is a Building Permit, what needs a Building Permit, and how to obtain a Building Permit
 Swimming Pools/Spas   Information on Swimming Pools, Spas and Safety Barrier Requirements
 Owner Builder vs Builder   Choosing between being an owner builder or employing a builder
 Building a Sustainable Home   Building sustainably, including Home Energy Rating and Disabled Access
 Siting Variations   Council Consent for a Variation to a Siting Regulation
 Enforcement of Building Regulations   What if I carry out building works without a Building Permit
 Information for Commercial and Public Buildings   Requirements for Commercial and Public Buildings, including accommodation buildings
 Home Safety   Information on Smoke Alarms, Balustrades, and Asbestos Removal
 Building in a Bushfire Prone Area   Information on assessing your BAL Level and construction requirements
 Fencing Requirements   Fencing and your obligations
 Frequently Asked Questions   Answers to some of the more frequently asked questions
 Building Classification & Style   Building Classification & Style information
 Event Permits   Information on Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) and Temporary Structure Permits
 External Websites   More information on building and building permits can be found on/in the following websites and brochures
 Building Newsletters   Newsletters

Building Fees
Description   Regulation   Fee   Application Form    
Building Permit   N/A   See here for Fees   Building Permit Application or alternatively use a Private Building Surveyor    
Owner Builder Certificate of Consent   Regulation 202   $89.46   Owner Builder Application    
Report & Consent   Parts 4, 5 & 8   $238.75   Report & Consent Application    
Sec29a Demolition Consent   Regulation 312   $59.62   Demolition Consent Application    
Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit    Part 11   $341.90 ($569.80 if within 2 weeks of event)   PoPE Application    
Building Permit/Plan Search (Post 1994)   N/A   $67.30   Document Search    
Archive Permit/Plan Search (Pre 1994)   N/A   $170.90   Document Search    
Property Information Certificate   Regulation 327   $47.60   Property Information Application    
Legal Point of Discharge   610   $59.62   LPOD Application    


   

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