Building Permit - Northern Territory

Description

You may need this permit if you intend to undertake building work in the Northern Territory. It sets conditions on the construction, demolition or alterations of a building. It details your building work and states that your plans are lawful before construction begins.

You may also be required to hold permits for development or planning if your project is either of the following:

  • a building type or land that requires consent under the NT Planning Scheme
  • or permitted by the NT Planning Scheme but does not meet the scheme requirement.

Depending on the nature of building or development you are proposing, you may also need other permits and approvals, such as:

  • local council permits
  • storm-water drainage
  • environmental assessments
  • approval for connections to services like roads, power, water or sewerage.

You should discuss your project with a building professional to ensure you are complying with all your obligations.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must engage a building certifier and obtain an application form.

You must give your building certifier plans and details of the proposed work to assess your application. Depending on your project, you may also need to provide the following to your building certifier:

  • an owner builder certificate or details of your building contract with a registered builder
  • structural engineer's certification for the structural design
  • certified plumbing design
  • fidelity fund certificate
  • other permits and approvals including development permits and covenant approvals
  • any other documents requested.

Duration

Two years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Forms

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Building Advisory Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.