In this section you'll find information about residential alterations and additions including what if any council approvals you may require.
Some alterations and additions to a house may require council approval find out more here.
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Find out information about whether your building works qualify as exempt or complying development.
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Before constructing a building, making any changes to a building or occupying premises you may need to submit a Development Application (DA).
Read more about Development Applications
Find forms and information needed to undertake plumbing and drainage work.
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If you've been issued a development consent by Council, you must have a construction certificate before you can commence any building works.
Read more about Construction Certificates
Find information about out how to remove and dispose of it safely when renovating.
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Here you will find forms and guidelines associated with residential alterations and additions.
Read more about Related Forms/Guidelines for Residential Alterations & Additions
All swimming pools in NSW must be registered and fenced. Find out your obligations before deciding on installing a pool.
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