The Building Act 1993 (the Act) and Building Regulations 2018 (the Regulations) legislate that all building work is subject to the issuing of a building permit, unless an exemption exists for the proposed work under the Regulations. This includes some minor alterations, demolitions and repair or maintenance work.
An onsite consultation will include a full measure & quote for the necessary works, including all measurements that are required for the plans & permit application.
We will help prepare and submit your building permit application. Our expertise will ensure this is done correctly and efficiently with minimal fuss.
Once we have submitted the building permit on your behalf, you should expect building approval within 2 - 4 weeks.
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Building permits relate specifically to the carrying out of building construction. However, there are times when a planning permit may also be required. Some instances include a vegetation or heritage layover.
Planning permits are legal documents giving permission for a land use or development, and may be required by your local council. If a planning permit is required, it must be obtained before a building permit can be issued, however, both applications can be made at the same time.
A planning permit does not remove the need to obtain a building permit.
The best way to find out whether you need a planning permit is to contact us.
Regarding building permits, work must commence within 12 months of the building permit issue date. This means we can organize your permit for you well in advance.
Once work has commenced, your permit will be valid for a further 6 months. However, we will usually install your frameless glass solution within a week.
A building permit ensures:
Other benefits for owners include compliance with building legislation prior to building work commencing.
Once the work is completed, our inspector will book a time with you to sign off and issue a certificate of final inspection.