Building

The role of Building Services is to regulate building construction within the Shire of Augusta Margaret River. This is achieved through administering the requirements of the Building Act 2011, Building Regulations 2012, The Building Codes of Australia and other statutory provisions, as applicable.

Our services include;

  • The issuance of building permits, demolition permits and certificates
  • Building site inspections
  • Swimming pool barrier inspections
  • Provision of construction advice
  • Compliance checks and building related conflict resolution

Online Building Services

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Click on the icon to submit a new Building Application or to monitor the progress of your current application.

PLEASE NOTE:

BCITF

BCITF is applied to all residential, commercial and civil engineering projects undertaken in Western Australia where the total value of construction is more than $20,000. The rate of the levy is 0.2% of the total contract price (inclusive of GST).

Applicants are required to pay this levy direct to the Construction Training Fund. Please follow the link below, pay the levy and include your receipt with the submission of your building application.

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River cannot issue a building permit without evidence of the levy having been paid.

BCITF website - https://bcitf.org/my-account/register/guest

Application packages must be submitted as one PDF file in the following order;

  • Application Form (BA1 – Certified) (BA2 – Uncertified)
  • Certificate of Design Compliance
  • Owner Builder Approval
  • Working Drawings (in number order)
  • Engineering
  • Energy Efficiency
  • BAL Assessment
  • Specifications
  • Addenda
  • Any other relevant details and approvals
  • Home Indemnity Insurance

Fact Sheets

Checklists

Forms

Sample Plans

Fees

Useful Information and Relevant Building Websites

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Contact the Shire

Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
9am-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512

Augusta

66 Allnutt Terrace
Monday to Friday
9am-Noon, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5660
Fax 08 9758 0033

Emergencies

For contact details for fire, police, bushfire brigades, hospitals, storm damage, power outages, etc please see the emergency contact page

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment call us through the National Relay Service

Change of details form

To ensure that you receive your Rates Notice on time we need to be updated on changes. You can do this online.