What approvals do I need? - Grouped dwellings
|Description||A dwelling that is one of a group of two (2) or more dwellings on the same lot, such that no dwelling is placed wholly or partly vertically above another (except where special conditions of landscape or topography dictate otherwise), and includes a dwelling on a survey strata with common property.|
|Do I need approval?||
Planning Approval is required in all circumstances where one (1) or more grouped dwellings are proposed on a lot. Should it be required, planning approval must be obtained prior to a building permit being issued.
A Building Permit is always required for grouped dwellings.
|What do I need to submit?||
Please refer to the City's DA Checklist – Residential Dwellings for a complete list of the information required to apply for planning approval.
Please refer to the below application checklists (Certified or Uncertified) for a complete list of the information required to apply for a building permit:
If your structure has already been constructed without prior approvals and/or permits, please refer to our Unauthorised Works page which includes a separate application checklist.
|Fees & Lodgement||
Please refer to the below page for further information regarding application fees.
Planning and Building Application Fees
The City's preferred method for submitting Planning and Building applications is online. Please refer to the below links to lodge an application.
Do not hesitate to contact the City on 9405 5000 if you have any queries prior to lodgement.