Do You Need a Building Permit in Melbourne?
Is a Building Permit Required?
Yes. Here's why!
A Building Permit indicates that a registered building surveyor has reviewed the plans and documentation related to your building project for approval.
There is a process involved, but it doesn't need to be confusing or challenging. Our registered building surveyor and building inspectors will make the whole process of issuing a building permit as stress free as possible.
Victorian Building Regulations 2018 state that building work requires an appropriate building permit to be issued by a registered building surveyor, importantly, that the building permit should be applied for and issued prior to the commencement of any building work or construction.
Therefore, to make the issue of a building permit as straightforward as possible, it's important to have all suitable documentation available in support of your application.
Petracon are licensed to issue building permits for all commercial and residential building projects.
So what's involved in obtaining a Building Permit?
Petracon will make the whole process of issuing a building permit as easy as possible, provided that you have all the required paperwork, if you don't have all the documentation, then we will provide you with details of everything that will be required to put the steps in place for your building permit to be issued to you as quickly as possible.
Is there much involved in obtaining a Building Permit?
There is a process involved, that's why it's important to have as much of the right information as possible available from the outset, this will help your application process.
How long will it take for a Building Permit to be approved and issued?
All applications for a building permit are fully assessed within the first 7 days, as soon as we have all the relevant documentation, your application will then be submitted. The timeframe for approval can vary between a few days to a few weeks depending on the size of the job and the complexities involved.
Petracon can help you make the entire process of obtaining your building permit as quick and as easy as possible.