All residential building work involving a new home or a renovation to a new home needs a building approval. Building approvals have different names in each state and territory. Building approval must be obtained before any building work can start.
Getting building approval normally involves plans and details being given to the council, or a private building surveyor, showing:
No two houses are the same. That means every job needs to be designed properly to ensure you can get building approval.
GDS Building & Planning Services team can answer clients’ questions about: