Moving in as an owner builder

  • The owner builder will need to complete and send an Application for An Occupancy Permit to the Building Surveyor.
  • The Building Surveyor will assess if the critical works are completed (including smoke alarms, sanitation, and water supply) before issuing an Occupancy Permit.
  • A copy of the permit will be sent to the local council (Permit Authority).

Read the Fact Sheet - Owner builder work (pdf, 130.5 KB)