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QLD WA TAS VIC SA NSW ACT
Regulating body. QLD Building and Construction Commission. WA Building Commission. Department of Justce Workplace Standards. VIC Building Commission. Department of Planning and Local Government. NSW Office of Fair Trading. ACT Planning and Land Authority.
Value required to obtain permit. $11,000 $20,000 $5,000 $12,000 Any amount $20,000 Any amount
Processing time? Up to 1 month Up to 1 month 21 days or period agreed to. Up to 4 weeks Over the counter Over the counter
Permit Fee (approx) $345 $145 NA $100 NIL $165 Check here
Number of permits allowed. 1 every 6 years. 1 every 6 years. 2 every 10 years. 1 every 3 years. Unspecified 1 every 5 years. 1 every 5 years.
Are you required to complete owner-builder course? Yes 120 points of competency Yes No No Yes Yes
Course Fee $185 $185 $185 $185 $115 $185 $99
Course Duration 3-4 hours 1-2 hours 2-3 hours 2-3 hours 1-2 hours 6-10 hours 1 hour