Most proposed building work must have a building permit prior to construction. A building permit is a document issued by a building surveyor that allows building work to occur.
In East Gippsland, private building surveyors issue these permits. Information sourced directly from the VBA regarding building permits and when they are required can be found on their website.
Private building surveyors are also responsible for issuing occupancy permits, certificates of final inspection and conducting mandatory site inspections. Many private building surveyors may also be able to assist you in a variety of other services, such as:
Whatever building-related plans you have, Council recommends engaging a private building surveyor to assist you to achieve your objectives in line with building legislation. A list of professional consultants who operate in the East Gippsland area and may be able to assist you with your building development has been provided below.
Note: The listed businesses are not endorsed by East Gippsland Shire Council.