Application for Approval to Carry Out a Building Activity - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to undertake building activities at a leased Commonwealth-owned airport. Building activities includes:

  • Constructing buildings or other structures;
  • Altering the structure of buildings or other structures;
  • Undertaking, constructing or altering earthworks;
  • Undertaking, constructing or altering engineering works, electrical works or hydraulic works;
  • Demolishing, destroying, dismantling or removing buildings, structures, earthworks, engineering works, electrical works or hydraulic works; and
  • Land clearing.

An application may be for an approval of any of the following kinds:

  • Building permit;
  • Works permit; or
  • Demolition authorisation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You may apply for this approval if you are:

  • The airport-lessee company for the airport site, or a person on behalf of the airport-lessee company;
  • The sub-lessee, or a person on behalf of the sub-lessee, of the building or of the land in or on which the building work is to be carried out; or
  • A person who has an interest in land at the airport, or a person on behalf of the person who has an interest in land at the airport.

You will need to provide the following information and documentation:

  • Airport-Lessee Consent (ALC), if you are not the ALC;
  • A description and location of the proposed activity;
  • A statement describing how the proposed building activity is consistent with the Major Development Plan for airport (if any) and Final Master Plan (incorporating the Airport Environment Strategy) (if any);
  • A declaration from the ALC to the effect that the proposed building activity is consistent with these plans (if any);
  • Two copies of the site plan, including a depiction of the proposed development;
  • An estimate of the cost of works;
  • Specify the duration of the works;
  • Details of public protection and statements of precautions; and
  • A statement of clean up provisions.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements or view the attached Operations Manual.

Duration

Up to three years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Carry Out a Building Activity - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Building Control) Regulations 1996 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports


Operating address:
111 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 594
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

131757
regulation@infrastructure.gov.au

Supporting information

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