Request Copies of Building Plans and Related Documents

On this page you can find information about how to request copies of building plans and building related documents and view Planning and Building Approvals. 

Request Building Plans (For Property Owners)

What You Can Request

Property owners and authorised persons can request: 

  • Residential or commercial building plans
  • Historic building plans (Pre 2000) 
  • Building permit/licence (associated to requested plans)

Cost and Fees

Residential and Commercial building plans and documents: $110.00 Note: Off site retrieval may incur an additional $25 fee


We endeavour to complete all building plan requests within 15 working days. Please be aware that we are experiencing a high volume of requests which may result in delays.

How to Request

Please read the conditions on the application form prior to submitting. We recommend contacting us to speak to our Planning Administration team to find out if plans are available.


When applying online, please submit via our Building Plans Online Request.

In Person

When applying in person, download our Application to Request Building Plans PDF form and submit your completed application at the Melville Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon .

Request Building Related Documents (Issued after 2011)

What You Can Request

This applies to building documents that were issued in accordance with the Building Act. 2011.

  • Building Permit
  • Occupancy Permit
  • Building Order
  • Demolition Permit
  • Building Approval Certificate
  • Certificate of Design Compliance
  • Certificate of Construction Compliance
  • Certificate of Building Compliance
  • Notice of Completion in relation to a building permit
  • Notice of Cessation in relation to a building permit

How to Request

Download our Application for Access to Building Related Documents PDF form and submit your completed application either in person at Melville Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon or via email to Please read the conditions on the application form prior to submitting.

Cost and Fees

There are no fees associated with this request.

Planning/Development and Building Approvals Register

You can also view a register of all recent planning/development and building approvals on our Planning and Building Registers page.

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