Building Services is responsible for the control of all building and building related activities in the Shire of Gingin.
In addition to the Building Code of Australia and related Australian Standards, construction of buildings is subject to legislative criteria of which you should be aware, such as the Building Act 2011, Home Building Contract Act 1991 and Dividing Fences Act 1961 to name a few. For the full list please refer to the Department of Commerce website below:
Before buying a property, purchasers are advised to check with the Shire regarding any outstanding Council orders on the property which may involve the new owner in substantial remedial expenditure.
For more information regarding the construction of buildings within the Shire of Gingin, please contact Building Services on (08) 9575 2211.