The commencement of the Building Act on 2 April 2012 introduces a new building approval process for Western Australia.
The Building Act 2011 and the Building Regulations 2012 replace the Building Regulations 1989 and much of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960, and amends a range of associated acts.
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Building Act Processes
Building Services Levy
Formal approval (a building permit) is required for any building work involving the development of new structures, alterations or extensions and changes in ground levels.
- Swimming Pools /Spas
- Retaining Walls
- Residential Dwellings/Granny Flats/Alterations & Additions
- Commercial Buildings including fitouts and reburbishments
- Industrial Buildings
Building Application Forms
Fencing req Pools & Spas
Building Commission Website
Septic Tank Application
BUSHFIRE PRONE AREAS
Click here for link to DFES Information regarding Bushfire Prone Areas:
FLOOD PLAIN MAPS
Flood Plain Maps
Building Commission Industry Bulletin
This Industry Bulletin provides guidance on estimating the value of building work for the purposes of submitting a building permit application.
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