How to apply for a building permit
Before you lodge a building permit application, please make sure you review our Building application checklist.
Apply through Council
Please note: We only accept building permit applications for properties in Darebin.
To apply, please complete our Building permit application form and lodge the form in person, or via mail or email.
Visit our Building Services Unit counter on Level 1, 274 Gower Street, Preston between 8:45am and 4:45pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
Send your application and relevant supporting documents by mail to:
Building Services Unit
Darebin City Council
PO Box 91
Preston, Victoria, 3072
Email your application and relevant supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply through a private building surveyor
If you want to use a private building surveyor, please visit the Victorian Building Authority's Find a practitioner page.