Obtaining property information

You can request information about a building or land from Council.

Building certificates

You can apply online for information about whether a building certificate has been issued in the last 10 years:
Apply for information about building certificate

Building plans

You can apply for information on building plans or structural drawings on our Building Plan searches page.

Property and flooding information

You can also download and submit one of the following forms.

Property Information application form (Regulation 51.1) for:

  • Building permits
  • Occupancy Permits
  • Certificates of Final Inspection.

Download the Property information application form(DOC, 950KB)

Flooding Information application form (Regulation 51.2) for details on whether any building or land is in an area:

  • That is liable to flooding within the meaning of regulation 153.
  • That is designated under regulation 150 as an area in which buildings are likely to be subject to attack by termite.
  • That is in an area for which a bushfire attack level has been specified in the planning scheme (within the meaning of regulation 156.
  • That is in an area determined under regulation 152 to be likely to be subject to significant snowfalls.
  • Of designated land or works within the meaning of regulation 154.

Download the Flooding information application form(DOC, 952KB) 

Submit the completed forms to council@stonnington.vic.gov.au

There’s a section in the Building Regulations 2018 dedicated to information requests:

Regulation 51 (1)

This section of the regulations relates to building particulars on the property, generally for sales purposes. 

In the case of a property development, a building surveyor can request information to check if there are any current building notices or orders. 

Under Regulation 51 (1) you can request details of any:

  • Permit or certificate of final inspection issued in the preceding 10 years
  • Current notice or order issued by the relevant building surveyor
  • Current determination made under regulation 64(1) or exemption granted under regulation 231(2)

Regulation 51 (2)

This section of the regulations relates to whether the building or land is in an area:

  • Liable to flooding within the meaning of Regulation 5(2)
  • Designated under Regulation 150 as an area in which buildings are likely to be subject to termites
  • Designated under Regulation 152 as likely to be subject to significant snowfalls
  • Designated land under or works within the meaning of Regulation 154

Fees

  • Flooding/Certificates - Regulation 51: $50.70
  • Priority same day service fee per request: $135
  • Stormwater Point of Discharge - Regulation 133: $155.30