Information to help with your home building project, including new homes, renovations, pools and more.
Provides information about the Building Commission in its role to oversee the regulation and administration of building control in Victoria. Gives details about the various services (including building permits, insurance, levies, registered building practitioners) and initiatives and regulations in the building industry.
Provides helpful consumer information to guide you through the building process and, importantly, the laws and regulations that affect domestic building, and the ongoing care for commercial buildings.
This 'Quickguide' provides access to the law contained in the Fences Act 1968 (Victoria). Before proceeding to fence, you should check Building and Planning Permit requirements with your local Council.
This section provides a resource to assist with planning and building for bushfire protection, including links to information such as preparing your property for bushfire.
Due to the introduction of the Building Regulations 2006 from 13 June 2006, all Practice Notes have been updated and are available on this website.
Provides a list of publications sorted by subject and title. Most of the Building Commission's publications can be downloaded free of charge unless otherwise stated.