Council consent

Council building consent can vary for different things. Find out about what applies to your project.


Pedestrians use other footpath sign
You need our approval to erect precautions, also known as hoardings, over the street alignment. Find out how this applies to you.
House demolition
You may need to apply for consent to demolish. Some demolition work also needs a Council planning permit and a building permit. Learn more.
Raindrops are falling on the road

Some areas of Darebin are designated as flood-prone — you may need a Report and Consent application before your building permit can continue.

Builder on a housing site construction

You need our consent to build outside regulations, such as over flood-prone land or street alignments.

Close up of a pool and steps
Are you considering installing a pool or spa at your property? Find out what you need to do, from inspections to registrations and compliance.