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Building Construction Requirements – The following information details the general building requirements within the Shire of Koorda.

Building Code of Australia Coverage – All residential buildings to be constructed within the District, whether in town sites or in rural areas, require the submission of building plans and specifications prior to the commencement of work.

You must submit plans and obtain a building licence for an outbuilding or swimming pool fence even though they are located in rural areas.

Building service to the Shire of Koorda are contracted offsite as required.  Please ensure forms and plans are submitted electronically to and these will be forwarded to the contracted Building Surveyor within 24hours of receipt of information.

Please provide contact details and email contact to allow the process to be resolved as quickly as possible and with the 25 day approval period for un-certified applications.

If you are unsure as to if you need a Building Permit from the Shire Council before commencing any work please contact the shire office on (08) 9684 1219.

Alternatively you can click here to view all the Building approval forms on the Department's website.