What you need to know – Vic
Victorian laws for Owner Builders are designed to protect and support Owner Building.
It is important you become familiar with your obligations as an Owner Builder. Must obtain a Certificate of Consent from the Building Practitioners Board in order to obtain a building permit to carry out domestic building work valued over $12,000.
May only obtain building permits for a single dwelling and associated work on a single property in any three-year period;
Must reside and continue to reside, or intend to reside in the single dwelling.
In order to obtain a Certificate of Consent, Owner Builders must:
- Read an information and education kit and sign the statutory declaration.
- Complete an application form.
- Send the statutory declaration, application form, application fee and any supporting documentation to the Building Practitioners Board.
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