Obtaining Licenses and Approval
Once your plans have been designed and a preliminary list of quantities and costing has been done, it is the time to lodge your plans into the next level of The Building Process, obtaining licenses and approval – - -
from Local Council To cite one, a DA (Development Application) is the first part of the council approval process which is submitted by the developer or owner to the local council for approval of new homes and renovations involving structural changes describing the usage, style, size and location of the intended building and its surrounds including the zoning and any special conditions that may be placed upon the property. Talk to your local council for the complete process as it may vary.
from Department of Health Obtain approval if on site waste treatment is to be installed (As apposed to deep sewerage). You may be asked to make a statement to local council how demolished materials will be disposed of, or recycled, and how waste will be managed during construction and other subject related to.
From Water Corporation Building plans need to be submitted to Local Government and the Water Corporation for approval prior to building any type of structure on your property. Same agency merits request for water meter and temporary site map.
Organize temporary site power Temporary Power is a very necessary part of the building process. For instance installing a pole or panel to provide power for the building site until the power at the premises is connected permanently.
If you have any further questions regarding Licenses and approval - the team at Scope Drafting and Design would be happy to help. Remember Scope Drafting and Design can help with all your owner builder questions, house plans, energy ratings and building design queries.
Please contact Scope Drafting and Design or phone 08 9537 2000