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A building permit can be obtained by contacting a private building surveyor of your choice. The surveyor should be engaged early in the process and will advise on what documentation you need to obtain the building permit. Building permit fees can vary depending on which building surveyor you choose.
A building permit is required for most building works unless exempted under Schedule 3 of the Building Regulations 2018.
The Victorian Building Authority pdf document When-is-a-Building-Permit-Required.pdf provides specific advice on when a building permit is required for certain works.
If you are still unsure please contact Council on 5366 7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further clarification.
There are no kerbside collections on Christmas Day, New Years Day or Good Friday. The alternative collection days are advertised online and in local newspapers prior to these days.
Collection services operate as per normal schedule on all other Public Holidays.
Yes, eligible property owners can apply for a kerbside garbage, recycling and/or greenwaste service. Garbage and greenwaste bins can be purchased through Council and recycling bins are provided at no cost. The service fee for waste services is payable annually through property rates.
Overfilling or compacting materials into the bin generally cause half-emptied bins. The force applied by the truck mechanism during emptying will not remove items that have been compacted into the bin. Loosely separate the remaining materials in the bin and report the half-emptied bin to Council. All half-emptied bin requests are recorded by Council and will not return to properties who repeatedly overfill or compact their bins.
Approvals for extensions are subject to factors including the condition of the existing vehicle crossing, clearances and the length of property frontage.
Approval for a second crossing may only be given if the property frontage is greater than 20 metres and if would not lead to any other complications.
Applicants should allow up to 10 business days.
A building permit is only required if the fence height will be 2 metres or above.
No, there is no application fee.