Building Applications

Do I need a Building Application? How do I get one?


If you’ve applied for a Building Application before, you might like to skip right to the quickest, easiest and most efficient way to Lodge an Application which is via our online e-Lodgement facility.


If this is your first experience with Building Applications, you will have a lot of questions. Don’t worry. Read on and we’ll guide you through the process.

Let’s start with ‘Do I need a Building Application?

In addition to homes and commercial premises, you also need a Building Permit BEFORE starting work on construction of items like:

  • Pools
  • Sheds
  • Patios
  • Retaining walls
  • Fences
  • Signs
  • Masts

It’s an offence to commence building work without a Building Permit. So if you have now decided you need one, please read on with our Where do I get a Building Permit? Page.