In this section you'll find information about building a house including what type of council approval is needed.
Find out what type of application you need to build a house.
Read more about What approvals do I need?
Find out information about whether your building works qualify as exempt or complying development.
Read more about Exempt and complying development
Before constructing a building, making any changes to a building or occupying premises you may need to submit a Development Application (DA).
Read more about Development Applications
If you've been issued a development consent by Council, you must have a construction certificate before you can commence any building works.
Read more about Construction Certificates
Find forms and information needed to undertake plumbing and drainage work.
Read more about Plumbing & Drainage
The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) is a scheme designed to reduce greenhouse gasses and water consumption.
Read more about BASIX Certificates
Find information about out how to remove and dispose of it safely when renovating.
Read more about Asbestos
All swimming pools in NSW must be registered and fenced. Find out your obligations before deciding on installing a pool.
Read more about Swimming Pools
Here you will find all the associated forms and guides to build a house
Read more about Related Forms/Guidelines for Building a House
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