Structures that Don't Require Council Approval

Schedule 3 of the Development Regulations 2008 outlines certain structures that don't require Development Approval; these structures WILL NOT require approval provided they meet certain requirements. If the structure does not meet one of the requirements outlined in Schedule 3 of the Development Regulations 2008, however meets all of the other requirements listed then the structure will still require Development Approval.

PLEASE NOTE that if the development is located within the following areas outlined below it is NOT considered exempt:-

BELOW IS A LIST OF MINOR STRUCTURES THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM REQUIRING DEVELOPMENT APPROVAL IF THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET OUT ABOVE AND BELOW.

Domestic Outbuildings

All domestic outbuildings (garages & sheds) are exempt if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Verandah/Carports (solid roof structures)

All verandahs and carports require development approval.

Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are exempt if the retaining wall is:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Solar Panels or Solar Hot Water Systems

Solar Panels or Solar Hot Water Systems are exempt including the installation, alteration, repair or maintenance if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Pergolas

A pergola is exempt if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Fences

A fence is exempt if it is:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Swimming Pools/Spas

A swimming pool or spa is exempt if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Water Tanks

A Water tank is exempt if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Deckings

A decking is exempt if it is:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Windmill/Aerials etc

A Windmill, non-load-bearing aerial, antenna, flagpole, mast, open framed tower or other similar structure is exempt if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Communication Dishes

A communication Dish is exempt if it:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Shade Sails

Shade sails are exempt if:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

Alterations to Existing Buildings

The repair, maintenance and internal alternation to existing building is exempt if the:

If the structure is in breach of any of the preceding points then it will require development approval.

 

Please seek clarification from the council building inspectors before construction of the above structures.

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