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Building Permits

New Building

There are two ways a building application can be submitted to the City for approval.

Certified

  • Plans and documents for the proposed building structure are supplied to an independent, registered Building Surveying Contractor.
  • A Certificate of Design Compliance (CDC) is produced and signed by the Building Surveying Contractor.
  • An application form (BA1) is completed and signed by the applicant, builder and owner.
  • The Application form along with the following is submitted to the city;
  1. CDC (2 copies of)
  2. All plans and documents listed on the CDC (2 copies of)
  3. Fees as applicable to the application
  4. Bonds as applicable to the application
  5. Indemnity Insurance certificate (Dwellings only).

(See checklist 1 in the checklist below for required documents and plans)

A complete application will be assessed and a Building Permit will be issued within 10 working days (commencing the day after receipt). If the application is incomplete, an official request for further information will be sent to the applicant.

Uncertified

  • An application form (BA2) is completed and signed by the applicant, builder and owner.
  • The Application form along with a plans and documents for the proposed building structure is submitted to the city. (see checklist 2 below for required documents and plans)
  • Applicable fees and bonds are paid to the city.

A complete application will be assessed and a CDC and Building Permit will be issued within 25 working days (commencing the day after receipt). If the application is incomplete, an official request for further information will be sent to the applicant.

(See checklist 2 in the documents below for required documents and plans)

Application Forms

The application forms relevant to the type of application can be found below.

BA1 - Application for building permit - certified

BA2 - Application for building permit - uncertified

BA20 - Work affecting other land

Fees

To determine the relevant fee for your application please refer to the following fee calculator

 

 

Documents 
Checklist 1 - Certified Building Application
Checklist 2 - Uncertified Building Application
Building Applications Fee Calculator 1
Work affecting other land BA20, BA20A

Documents

Checklist 1 - Certified Building Application

Checklist 2 - Uncertified Building Application

Building Applications Fee Calculator 1

Work affecting other land BA20, BA20A