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.

> Outbuildings, Patios and Carports – Development Standards


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


STORMWATER MANAGEMENTPack of sheets of paper fastened by paper clips

Provides the requirements for the submission of stormwater drainage plans.

Stormwater Discharge from Buildings