Building and renovations
Construction and alteration of structures, including houses, shops, offices and developments and ensuring safe construction practices.
Building step 1 gather information
Building step 2 engage building surveyor
Private building surveyors are required to lodge certain documents with council once they are appointed to a project.
Building step 3 building permit application
If you need to change your building plans, or work taking longer than expected, you must apply for an extension or variation to your permit.
Building step 4 assessment and feedback
Building step 5 engage builder
Building step 6 asset protection
Other building works
Are you unsure about the status of a building permit or are concerned about safety on a building site?
Building sites must comply with the law to ensure they minimise disruption to the community.
Do you have concerns with possible combustible cladding on an apartment building that you live in, or are considering purchasing?
If you have water on your property from a neighbouring property, it's a civil matter between you and your neighbour.
Most projects will require a Building Permit before works can commence onsite. This is different to a Planning Permit.
Learn more about the two types of permit.
Phone: 03 8470 8899