Most people looking to build a shed generally are keen to know ‘how’ the process works. One of the most frequently asked questions we get is, “How does council approval for my shed work?”. Let’s address all the questions we get asked regarding shed council approval, then you will be able to move ahead and build your new shed with little fuss.
Typically the general council approval process that applies throughout Australia is the same, however do your due diligence and contact your local council office to confirm the regulations of the ‘specific’ process that may apply in your area.
Ultimately the first question we get asked is, “Do I need council approval for my shed?” Council approval is almost always required.
Across Australia different states and city councils have a few exemptions, but they usually always have many conditions. Always check with your local council before moving too far ahead with your design plans. It might seem like a hassle obtaining council approval before you begin laying your concrete slab or erecting a shed on your property, but it’s always a good idea and here’s why:
One of the most important reasons for obtaining council approval is with the future in mind. Should you ever wish to sell your property, part of the process for conveyancing is obtaining confirmation from council that all structures have been approved and built in accordance with all regulations. Any purchaser can withdraw from the sale and also get back any deposit paid if they haven’t got the proper approvals.
This is the process we at Superior Garages & Industrials recommend for obtaining council approval for your shed without much hassle:
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