Building Control

Building Control encompasses many aspects of building. This ranges from Council requirements to State Government  to requirements to general information items as they relate to building work and renovations.

Below are links to several websites that may be helpful during the planning process of your building or development.

The NSW Planning Portal has a wealth of information including online tools to help with planning and development.

You can find them at  and

NSW Legislation can be found here This includes State Environmental Planning Policies.

Related Pages

Fibro and Asbestos

Whether a home is constructed of weatherboard, brick, fibro or has exterior cladding, asbestos can be found in and around most homes built or renovated before 1987. .

Licensed Builders

Before you sign anything from a builder or Tradesperson

Plumbers & Drainers

In accordance with the Australian Building Code and Plumbing Code of Australia, all plumbing and gas work now requires the following forms to be submitted by plumbers, drainers and gas fitters

Statutory Builders' Warranty Insurance

Under legislation, both Licensed Builders and Owner Builders are required to take out domestic warranty insurance.


An owner-builder is an individual authorised to do owner-builder work under a permit issued by NSW Fair Trading