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Important information

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic Greater Dandenong Council is taking action to contain the spread of the virus and reduce the health risk to all its residents and visitors.

While Council will do its best to maintain essential service delivery, there may be the need for some modifications.

As a result site inspections will be running on a case by case basis and may need to be modified depending on the type of inspection required and the health risk involved. We appreciate your understanding during these challenging times.

For more information or enquires, please do not hesitate to contact Building and Compliance Services on 8571 1000.

Building Services

The Building Services team offers a range of services to the community including construction and legislative advice for all types of your construction needs. Council's Building Surveyors and Inspectors ensure compliance with building legislation and other related Acts and Regulations to meet Council's statutory obligations and to provide a safe built environment for its community.

Services include:

  • General building permit advice
  • General building regulations advice for all residential and commercial buildings
  • Modification and appeal submissions
  • Council dispensation
  • Subdivision reports
  • Building enforcement

Difference between Building and Planning 
Building permits 
Building Services forms


Payment of Application Fees

Once your application is received it will be regsitered by the Building team and an invoice will generally be emailed within two business days.

Payment Options:

In person: Pay at any Customer Service Centres

Online Credit Card Payment (directions also outlined on invoice):

  • Online payment
  • Permit\Application No: ‘Enter your invoice number’
  • Follow the prompts to make payment via secure payment portal

By Phone: Contact Council on 8571 1000 and quote invoice number.

By Australia Post (Cheque made payable to ‘City of Greater Dandenong):

Send to:
City of Greater Dandenong
PO Box 200
Dandenong VIC 3175

NOTE: Cheque must be submitted with application from to avoid a delay in processingyour application while awaiting payment.

Please note: Assessment of the application will not be completed until applicable fees have been paid in full and all required information is provided.