If you are not sure if your project requires a Permit, contact Council or a Private Building Surveyor.
Under current building regulations some of the following works listed below are exempt from a Building Permit. All other building works require a Permit.
Where the freestanding building works:
Where the demolition works incorporate a building that:
Where the Repair or Maintenance works:
In some instances a building permit is required for a fence, depending on the location and height of the fence. Download a diagram indicating the Allowable Fence Height that can be built without a Building Permit.
Does your fence need a building permit? Refer to the following table.
A Planning Permit may also be required for fencing under Flooding or Heritage Overlays.