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Pergolas and Verandahs

Is a permit required?

Construction of a pergola (unroofed/permeable) associated with a dwelling or garage under 20 metres squared in area, with a height equal to/less than 3.6 metres, and not further forward than 2.5 metres of front wall of building/dwelling

No

Construction of a verandah (roofed including tiles, sheet and polycarbonate) associated with any other building

Yes


Applying for a building permit 

If a building permit is required, go to the building permits section to download the application form and for instructions on how to apply


Still not sure if you need a permit?  

If you are not sure if you require a permit or have any questions feel free to contact Council..

Council will investigate any illegal or unsafe buildings and if required a notice or order will be issued accordingly.