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Occupancy Permit - Gannawarra Shire Council - Victoria

Description

Your building permit will specify if you require an occupancy permit from your appointed building surveyor.

An occupancy permit confirms your building surveyor is satisfied the building is suitable for occupation.

The owner or the builder may apply for the occupancy permit.

You may obtain from approval from your building surveyor to temporarily occupy a building for which there is not or could not be issued an occupancy permit for the use of that building.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To eligible for this permit, you must:

  • ensure that the building is suitable for occupation from a safety perspective
  • lodge a completed form with the building surveyor who issued the building permit
  • pay any lodgement or approval fees.

An occupancy permit will not be issued unless the building is suitable for occupation, and a compliance certificate has been obtained for any plumbing work carried out in conjunction with the building work. Please note that particular requirements may apply to the type of building and the type of work carried out.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Periodic inspections may occur in relation to places of public entertainment to ensure compliance with occupancy permit conditions. Any failure to comply may result in the permit being amended or cancelled.

A building surveyor may refuse an application if additional information that has been requested is not supplied.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 Victoria

Administering agency

Gannawarra Shire Council

Contact details

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

Supporting information