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We provide many services for building projects, including advice on planning requirements, information on setbacks, crossover permits and investigating certain building compliance breaches.
Find out when you do and don’t need approval for building work related to your residential project, including fencing, retaining walls and garden sheds. Learn about private building certifiers and swimming pool fencing. If you are thinking about using your house for more than a simple family unit, learn about the different types of uses available.
Find information about different forms of residential services buildings and how to meet the requirements. You will also find licensing information about residential services buildings.
Building setbacks requirements can be complex. This page provides some general information on setbacks and where to look for the ones that apply for your site.
This information is for industry professionals. If you are a private building certifier, find information you need for building approvals, archiving and certification here.
If you manage a building site, learn about what controls you need to put in place to manage external effects such as stormwater pollution and noise.