Before you build

When is a Building Permit required? 

A Building Permit is required for almost any building work proposed. The following document provides a table that lists common types of building work and whether they require a building permit.

   When is a Building Permit Required (Doc, 222KB)  

   When is a Building Permit Required? (PDF, 620KB) 

Maroondah City Council's current priorities and focus are on its statutory functions and obligations. Consequently Maroondah City Council recommends that you obtain your building permit from a Private Building Surveyor.  

As a general guideline we recommend you search through the Victorian Building Authority website or contact Building Services on 9298 4327.  

Plan and property information & standard drawings

Siting & environment considerations

Before & during building

Building safety

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