Contains information to assist you with building and demolition regulations for your home or property development.
Do I need a permit?
Most buildings and structures require approval, however certain types are exempt under regulations. Some types of demolition work are also exempt.
What you need to do to obtain a building permit for new building work. Includes links to application forms, checklists and information sheets.
What you need to do to obtain a demolition permit to demolish a building. Includes application forms, checklists and information sheets.
How to identify if a building has been built with approval and what you can do if a building is unauthorised.
Occupying a building
Some buildings require an occupancy permit prior to occupancy or use. This page covers when an occupancy permit is required and what you need to do to obtain one.
The City offers a certification service for building work in the metro area. This includes the issuance of certificates of design, construction and building compliance. Find out more here.
Building regulations and requirements
General information about building regulations and requirements, including stormwater drainage, energy efficiency and construction in bushfire prone areas.
A verge permit will entitle the applicant to use the City’s verge for temporarily parking vehicles, storing materials, locating a bulk bin or accessing private property from the public road.