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Welcome to the Building section of the Environmental Planning Department website.  This section of the Department is managed by the Building Adviser and is concerned with the actual building aspect of projects i.e. structural integrity.  Plans that are submitted for construction projects are reviewed and if satisfactory, approved for a building permit.  Without a building permit, no construction works can take place.

Do I need a building permit?

As with planning permission, there are some projects that will probably not need a building permit.  A list of buildings that are exempt from Building Regulations is provided pdfhere33.22 KB Please note that this does not mean that they are exempt from Planning Permission.