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Building or renovating your home is a big step. This section provides helpful tips, advice and answers to frequently asked questions.
Information about asbestos, decks and balustrades, smoke alarms, termites, stormwater and rainwater tanks.
The aim of the residential building standard for bushfire protection is to improve the ability of a building to withstand a wildfire attack.
Homes must have a range of energy and water saving features, which also save energy and costs.
Owner Builder advice and application for Certificate of Consent
Fencing requirements are regulated by the Victorian fences legislation. Find out more here about the rules relating to fencing between your your neighbour's property.
Information on swimming pools and spas, including permit requirements, and your responsibilities to maintain your safety barrier.
Maintaining your Essential Safety Measures in commercial buildings
A number of issues arise from carrying out works without a Building Permit. Doing this can compromise the safety of occupants and cause problems with insurance, reselling and other legal matters.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about building related matters.