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What approvals do I need? - Shed (also referred to as an outbuilding)

Description An enclosed non-habitable structure that is detached from any dwelling, but not a garage.
Do I need approval?

planning approval will NOT be required if the Shed (Outbuilding) is compliant with the Residential Design Codes in the following zones:

  • Residential 
  • Mixed Use
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Rural Community
  • Special Residential

In the following zones a planning approval is always required for a Shed (Outbuilding):

  • Rural Resource
  • General Rural
  • Special Rural  

Please note: A planning approval should be obtained prior to submitting for a building permit.

A building permit is required for outbuildings great than 10m². One outbuilding less than 10m² and under 2.4m in height is permitted without Council approval.

What do I need to submit?

Planning

Please refer to our DA Checklist - Residential Additions for a complete list of the information required to apply for planning approval.

Building

Please refer to our Outbuildings Information Sheet for a complete list of the information required to apply for a building permit.

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