March 2016

Banyule BPI has relocated

Find us from 18 March 2016 at our temporary office: Level 1, WaterMarc, 1 Flintoff Street Greensborough

Please note, the Banyule BPi office will be closed to the public on Wednesday 31 August 2016 for one day, due to overhead construction works. Telephone enquiries will still be taken on 9433 7777 throughout the day. Business will resume as usual on Thursday 1 September.


Quality, value and service in building surveying

Building Permits

Building Permit applications are assessed by one of our experienced building surveyors for compliance with building regulations, and assessment advice is provided.
Once all plans and documentation have been received to satisfy regulation requirements, a building permit is issued.

Building Inspections

All mandatory permit inspections are carried out by one of our registered inspectors, and can be booked by calling 9433 7777 at least one day prior to the booking date.

Permits & Forms

Building, pool and demolition permit information and application forms


Generally structural work will require a building permit. This includes structures such as deckings and verandahs, as well as dwelling extensions and renovations. Also included are brick/timber fences above a certain height and internal structural work.
For a list of building permit exemptions, see the Building Regulations 2006 Schedule 8 and for in-depth details regarding the exemptions, refer to the Victorian Building Authority.

Standard Requirements

When preparing to lodge an application for a permit, you need to make sure that at the very least the standard requirements are met.
There are different requirements for the different permits so make sure you lodge complete applications.

Permit Application Forms

Application forms for building, swimming pool and demolition permits.

Report & Consent Applications

Application forms for dispensation and other statutory services.

Protection Works Notices

Copies of Plans

Application form to obtain copies of documentation.


If you’re a building surveyor that has a client project within Banyule the Building Act 1993 sets out your reporting obligations (see section 80, s30 and s73).

Keep your reporting up to date and lodge the project details now.