Get copies of building documents, plans and permits

Do you need access to plans of your building or property? You can apply online for a range of building plans and documents.

Do you need access to plans of your building or property? You can apply online for a range of building plans and documents.

  • You must be the owner of a property or have the owner's consent in order to request these documents
  • We can't guarantee the existence of any specific documentation until a search has been performed
  • Search fees are non-refundable
  • Council does not retain any building plans or documentation prior to 1940
  • Fees below include up to 5 pages (up to A1 size) of scanning and printing included
  • A1 printing / scanning - $8 per page
  • For commercial projects which may include a large number of files, there may be additional scanning and printing fees. Our staff will advise you once your order is received if this is the case.
Request type Documents included and search fee

Residential properties

All building permit documents including plans, certificates and permits.

Search fee $190

Residential application

Commercial properties, including apartment buildings

All building permit documents including plans, certificates and permits for commercial properties.

If you are requesting documents for an entire apartment building, you will need to show that you have the consent of the managing body corporate.

Search fee $370

Commercial application

Certificates only

Permits, certificates (pertaining to an existing building permit- eg occupancy permit), notices and orders.

This application does not include copies of building plans.

This application does not include property information certificates (see below).

Search fee $79

Certificates only

Property information certificate

For either building or conveyancing purposes.

Get certificate for building or conveyancing