Building File Search Request Form

To obtain copies of building related documents for a property such as building permits, plans or certification documents you will need to apply for a Building File Search.

Payment options

Payment of the file search fee can be made online once you have received an invoice containing your individual payment reference number, or in person at 15 Hopetoun Street via EFTPOS or cheque.

Please note, the file search will not commence until the application fee has been paid.

Not the owner?

If you are not the owner of the property, your application must include a letter of consent from the current owner(s) authorising you to inspect any files found.

Copies and delivery

If the documents requested are found, arrangements can be made to either have copies of the documents emailed or mailed.

*Please note hard copies of files attract a photocopy fee, as outlined on the second page of the application form.

If you require any additional information or clarification about this process, please refer to the second page of the form, or alternatively contact the Building Department on 5434 6347 or  [email protected]