The Shire’s Building Services Department actively engages with the construction industry to ensure the built environment is transformed in line with the legislative standards and maintained appropriately to help promote the health and safety of the community.

Building Permits are required for:

  • Sheds
  • Pergolas
  • Caretaker's residences
  • New residences
  • Extensions to residences
  • Establishment of caravan parks and workers quarters
  • Car parks
  • Crossovers (see Engineering)
  • Patios
  • Swimming pools
  • Spas
  • Shade sails
  • Retaining walls (over 450mm in height)
  • Shop fit outs and alterations
  • Commercial buildings
  • Ablutions blocks

Should you require any further information relating to the submission of permits, appointments may be necessary depending on the level of enquiry.

For further information, please contact the Shire’s Building Services Department on (08) 9168 4100.