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What approvals do I need? - Single house

Description A single dwelling standing on its own lot.
Do I need approval?

A planning approval will NOT be required if the Single House meets the deemed to comply provisions of the Residential Design Codes or District Planning Scheme No. 2, where applicable 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 Single House:

  • Rural Resource
  • General Rural
  • Special Rural

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

Building
A building permit is required for all single houses.

What do I need to submit?

Planning

Please refer to the City's DA Checklist – Residential Dwellings for a complete list of the information required to submit this application.

Building

Please refer to the below application checklists (Certified or Uncertified) for a complete list of the information required to apply for a building permit:

  • Certified Residential Building Permit Application Checklist – This checklist is applicable when your proposed building has been assessed by a registered private building surveyor and they have issued a Certificate of Design Compliance (CDC) to state that the structure complies with applicable building standards; or
  • Uncertified Building Permit Application Checklist – This checklist is applicable when the plans and specifications of a proposed building have not been assessed by a registered private building surveyor and the drawings and documents submitted with your permit application will require assessment by the City’s building surveyors. 
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