Building Approval and Inspections

Booking of Inspections

As detailed on the approval and conditions for Building applications, inspections are required in order for the structure to become compliant. The type and number of inspections which may be required are detailed on the approval. In order to book inspections for an approved Building application please give 24 hours notice as same day inspections may not be practical.

Changing an existing building approval

For building permits for building work issued by Council, an applicant may submit a Building Approval Amendment Request Form(PDF, 129KB) to:

  • Extend the approval period (Conditions are attached to an approval which limits the time the permit is valid for)
  • Amend or alter an aspect of the approval (other than conditions) or
  • Change conditions associated with the permit.

Note: Change of use of building subject of an alternative solution will require the building to be reassessed.