A Building Permit may be required for construction of a garage/carport if it is:
- More than 2.4m in height,or
- Larger than 10m2 in area, or
- Closer than 1m to a boundary, or
- Attached to another building or structrue
Obtain a Garage/Carport Permit & Meet Necessary Requirements
Please contact us to find out if a garage/carport permit is required, as regulations may vary over time.
Make Sure Your Garage is a sound structure with a Building Permit
A garage permit is also required to change the use of an existing building from a garage/carport (Class 10a) to a dwelling/habitable building (Class 1a).
A garage used temporarily as a dwelling is not exempt from the requirement to obtain a garage permit for its construction.