Request Copies of Building Plans

If you are a property owner, you may be able to obtain copies of approved plans for your property from the City of Cockburn. Please note that a non-refundable search fee applies. Applications are generally processed within four working days.

Types of building plans available

The City stores its plans in various formats including:

  • Electronic scanned images
  • Microfiche
  • Hard copy

Depending on the quality of the plans and the information retained, the City can generally provide the following information:

  • Building Licence / Building Permit Application Form 
  • Footing Details
  • Building Licence / Building Permit
  • Plans - site plan, floor plan and elevations.

Who can request copies of building plans?

If you are a property owner, or an authorised agent of the property owner, you will be able to view and request copies of the City’s building records.

The owner / authorised agent includes:

  • The person shown in the City's record as being the landowner;
  • A person who is authorised in writing by the owner/s to act on their behalf.

The City will require proof of identity and/or authority when a search request is made.

How to order copies of building plans

Please contact Building Services to request copies of building plans on 08 9411 3444 or at customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au

Once your application has been lodged and the search fee paid, a search for your plans will be conducted. Generally the application will be processed within four working days.

Application fees

Residential Building Plans

Individual building licences / building permits and plans can be requested at $32.00 per building licence / building permit. Alternatively, a search fee of $82.00 is payable to obtain a copy of all building licences / building permits and plans relevant to your property.

Please note that the search fees are non-refundable.

Commercial Building Plans

A non-refundable search fee of $50.00 is payable for each building licence / permit and plan search request, and it must be paid at the time of lodgement. The fee allows for a maximum 5 x A3 (or smaller sheets) or 2 x A1 sheets per building licence / permit to be copied.

If additional sheets are required to be copied, you will be notified and the following charges will apply - $4.50 per A1 sheet and $1.50 per A3 sheet.

If requested, the City’s Building Services may allow the applicant to view the plans prior to copying.

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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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