Building Advice

When to get help

If you are in doubt about any building-related matter, we suggest you contact us.

Also, seeking our advice before you apply for approval or a permit, will help to avoid delays during the assessment process.

Who can help

Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyors can assist you with:

  • The legislative requirements of the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012
  • Building related permits including approval processes and how to apply
  • Building in bushfire prone areas
  • Building cladding audit.

Compliance Officers

Our Compliance Officers can assist you with:

  • Unauthorised building work and/or structures
  • Site inspections ie. what occurs at a site visit
  • Lodging a complaint regarding alleged unauthorised building works, non-compliance with building permit conditions or untidy building sites.

Swimming Pool Inspectors

Our Swimming Pool Inspectors can assist you with:
  • Pool safety barrier requirements
  • Pool safety barrier inspections.

When you need an appointment

If you would like to talk to a Compliance Officer or Swimming Pool Inspector, we recommend you contact us to make an appointment.

There is no need to make an appointment to contact a Building Surveyor. Simply contact us via phone or email, or drop into the City’s Administration Centre.

More information and contact

Please contact us on 08 9411 3444 or at customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au

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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

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

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