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Most building work you undertake on commercial, industrial and residential developments will require a building permit. Building permits are issued by building surveyors and you can apply through the City of Stonnington’s Municipal Building Surveyor or choose a private building surveyor.
You can find out more about the building control system in Victoria by reading our factsheet(DOC, 302KB).
Find out if you need a building permit. This page includes information for anyone about to undertake building work, including small business owners.
Find out how to apply for a building permit through a building surveyor: the documents you need, and building permit fees.
This page provides important information for those intending to undertake work as an owner-builder.
If an aspect of your building design doesn't meet the siting rules set out in the applicable building regulation, you can submit a report and consent application. Find out how.
On completion of your building work, the building surveyor issues an Occupancy Permit or a Certificate of Final Inspection. Find out which one you need.