Building approval reports

These reports are designed to provide an overview of building activity around the city. They provide information on the number of approvals issued each month along with the estimated value of those approvals. This includes:

  • New Dwellings - Single detached new dwellings
  • New Units - Duplex and multiple dwelling approvals, providing the number of approvals and the number of new residential units
  • Commercial - Includes all Class 3 to 9 and all subsets as described under the Building Code of Australia
  • Pools and Spas - Stand alone pool and spa approvals
  • (Note: Swimming pool and spa applications that have been combined with a new dwelling are not included here)
  • Other Residential - Class 1 and 10 alterations, additions and minor structures e.g. patio, garden shed, additions to existing dwellings.

Information provided in the reports available below is governed by the provisions of the Information Privacy Act 2009, and the Planning Act 2016.

If you require information about building and planning approvals, or a summary report from a previous year, please contact council.