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Lodging your application

Building Services continues to streamline internal processes for fast-tracking application approvals. The Building Services team is able to provide general support and information to property owners, builders, designers or applicants throughout a building application process.

Before lodging your application, please check your application is ready or contact us with any queries:

  • Application details are complete

for further information refer to Building Services

  • Is Development Approval required?

for further information refer to Planning & Development

Once your application is ready, it must be lodged with fees payable to the City.

The easiest and fastest way to lodge a building application is via online or by email. Once submitted, an Information Officer will contact you for credit card details over the phone. Please do not disclose credit card details with emailed applications.

Online Building Applications

If you are registered and regularly submit building applications


(Note: Registered Users will still need to email attachments to [email protected] - online lodgement currently unavailable).

If you are a new user and anticipate submitting regular building permit applications for your clients, please register and ensure you contact our Development Services team on 6820 3040 or [email protected] prior to finalising online fee payments.  Errors in application and CTF fees can result in delays to your application.


If you are submitting a single building permit application and do not anticipate regular submissions, click below.   Notification of your submission will be transmitted to our building team.  Your application will be reviewed to ensure all required information has been supplied and you will be contacted for payment of application fees:

Submit Application

Email Applications

To avoid any processing delays please review your application against the following relevant checklists and ensure that your application is complete. Refer below for relevant application forms.

Building application checklist (un-certified)

Building application checklist (certified)

Email your COMPLETE application to:

email [email protected]

Application Forms

Application forms are available to download from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety website. 

Building Permit Application

Application to Work Near a Street

Fee Schedule

Building Services Fees & Charges 2022-2023

Notice of Completion

A Notice of Completion is required to be submitted within 7 days of the completion of building works by the nominated builder or contractor. The nominated builder or contractor remains liable for the work until the notice has been submitted.

BA7 - Notice of Completion

Cancelling a building permit

A nominated builder or contractor can submit a Notice of Cessation for incomplete works. The builder is required to submit the notice with 7 days of work ceasing and provide a copy to the owner.

BA8 - Notice of Cessation