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Apply for consent to demolish (Section 29A)

Before you can get a building permit for demolition, you may need to apply for consent. You can apply for Consent to Demolish by completing the online form.

Apply for Consent to Demolish 

Applying for Consent to Demolish

Under Section 29A of the Building Act 1993, you may need demolition consent from the Planning department before you can get a demolition building permit. If you are unsure if you need Demolition Consent, we recommend you get advice from a registered building surveyor.

Application checklist

To apply for a Demolition Consent, you need to provide the following along with your completed application form:

  • A site plan drawn to scale showing the building, part building or facade (as applicable) to be demolished
  • A fee of $87.90

Other ways to apply

If you have attempted to apply online and were unable to do so, please complete a Consent to Demolish (Section 29A) Form A. If you wish to pay by credit card, please also complete a Credit Card Authorisation Form.

You can submit the form and relevant documentation: