Building permits

Find out about all you need to know about building permits, from how to lodge an application to different types of permits.


You can search for different building permit applications via our online building register.
Before you lodge your application for a building permit, please make sure you review our checklist.
You can lodge your building application and pay your application fee online, in person, or by post. Learn more.
We conduct building inspections related to permits, safety, illegal works and essential services. We can also issue infringement notices.
The building permit you apply for will depend on what kind of work you're doing. Check out our range of building permit application types.