Building Policies & Standards

The following policies will provide assistance when considering your next building project:

OUTBUILDINGS, PATIOS, PERGOLAS, CARPORTSPack of sheets of paper fastened by paper clips

This Policy clarifies the Shire’s position in relation to the maximum floor area, height and setback requirements of outbuildings, patios, pergolas and carports proposed within the residential and small holdings zones.

> Variations to RCodes – Sheds-Patios-Pergolas-Carports (Dev 26)


SECOND HAND RELOCATED AND TRANSPORTABLE DWELLINGSPack of sheets of paper fastened by paper clips

Ensures the relocation of second hand dwellings and the construction of transportable dwellings is undertaken to an approved standard with regard to local amenity and aesthetics.

> Second Hand Relocated and Transportables (Dev 23)


CARAVANS AS TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATIONPack of sheets of paper fastened by paper clips

Provides the requirements to be able to temporarily live in a caravan whilst you are building your house on land outside of townsites.

Caravans as Temporary Accommodation (Dev 29)


STORMWATER MANAGEMENTPack of sheets of paper fastened by paper clips

Provides the requirements for the submission of stormwater drainage plans.

Stormwater Discharge from Buildings (Eng 20)