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.
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
Generally structural work will require a building permit. This includes structures such as decking 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 Building Regulations 2018 Schedule 3 and for in-depth details regarding the exemptions, refer to the Victorian Building Authority.
Apply for a building permit
Need to apply for a building permit? Do so in your own time, online!
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 to accompany your project documentation when applying for a permit.
Report & Consent Applications
Application forms for dispensation and other statutory services.
- Report & Consent (Dispensation) form
- Report & Consent (Section 29a) form
- Building information under Reg 51 (1) form
Copies of Documentation
Application form to obtain copies of plans and/or documentation.
RELEVANT BUILDING SURVEYOR
Keep your reporting up to date and lodge the project details now.