Some projects will need planning approval as well as a building permit. Use the following links to find out what your requirements are:
1. Once you have arranged planning approval if required, and need to apply for a building permit, download an application form from the WA Building Commission.
Please refer to 'Building forms, fact sheets and FAQs' to find out requirements for the following:
- Front fence
- Residential and non-residential development
- Patios and pergolas
- Smoke alarms
- Swimming pools
- Unauthorised building works
For demolition permits, please see our Demolition Permit page.
Your application must be accompanied by a Certificate of Title and a Diagram of Survey.
Tree protection Zone - For Building and Demolition Applications where the the value of works exceeds $20,000, please ensure that you read City of Melville Street Tree Policy - CP-029 prior to lodgement.
Developments must be substantially commenced within two years for Building and Planning Approvals.
Full Payment is required at the time of lodgement of an application with the City of Melville.
To find out what fees you might incur, download our Fees and Charges Schedule.