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Building services

Apply for a building permit

We issue domestic and commercial building permits for projects within the Mitchell Shire. Inspections must be booked 24 hours in advance.

You require a building permit for:

  • new buildings
  • extensions
  • carports
  • garages
  • verandahs/decks
  • retaining walls
  • swimming pools

Ask us about exceptions to these before starting any work.

Please contact the Building Department on 03 5734 6200 to book an inspection. We also offer an inspection service for relocated dwellings.

How to apply for a building permit

To apply:

Building checklists and fact sheets

Read the checklists and fact sheets provided for your type of application:

These checklists are only a guide — contact our building department to confirm what information is required prior to lodging your application.

You must submit this information for our approval before starting any work.

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This page was last updated on 15 February 2021.