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Building Permits, Fees, Forms and Checklists

Council's Building Services offers a competitive and professional approach to all building and construction works.

Issuing of Building Permits is within ten (10) working days, if all the necessary documentation and prescribed fees have been submitted to Council. Our fees are in line with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and we provide a 24 hour booking inspection service.

A completed & signed application Form 1 along with the prescribed fee, documentation and (3) sets of plans will need to be submitted to Council either by hand or mail. The date placed on the Building Permit Application Form 1 must be the date that the application is made to the Relevant Building Surveyor.

Building permits are not currently available online.

Payment for these requests can be sent to us via the mail with a cheque / money order or you can pay via any means at Council’s Civic Centre at 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South - Opening hours are 8:30am, Closing hours are 5pm apart from Tuesday we are open until 8pm.

Application checklists are available for specific types of works to be undertaken, and include:

  • Dwellings and Additions
  • Unit Developments
  • Installing or altering windows or changes to load bearing walls
  • Reblocking or Restumping an existing building
  • Garages, Carports and Sheds
  • Verandahs, Pegolas, Decks, Aerials, etc
  • Demolition or Removal of buildings
  • Swimming Pools and Spas
  • Fences
  • Retaining Walls
  • Heaters
  • Water Tanks
  • Commercial / Industrial buildings
  • Shop, Offices and work area fitouts
  • Signs
  • Re-roofing

Please refer to Links at the bottom of this page by clicking on the Download Files and External Web Links for relevant details.

For more information

Please refer to documents at the bottom of this page or contact:

Knox City Council
City Development - Building Services
511 Burwood Highway
Wantirna South VIC 3152

Tel: 9298 8125
Fax: 9801 0389

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