Apply for Report and Consent 29A Demolition

A building permit is required to demolish a building. Section 29A of the Building Act requires Report and Consent from Council where demolition or significant façade changes are proposed.

Under the heritage controls of the Planning Scheme, a Planning Permit is required for the demolition of a listed heritage place. A Building Permit under the Building Act cannot be issued by a Private Building Surveyor until any required Planning Permit has been issued.

Applications for Report and Consent will be refused where any required Planning Permit has not been obtained. In other circumstances, a building of heritage potential could be under consideration for heritage listing and, again, Council refusal could be expected. The Minister for Planning has the power to hold the demolition process until heritage issues have been resolved however, the great majority of buildings within the Shire have no heritage value or potential.

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Download and Print Report and Consent - Proposed Demolition Application Form.pdf(PDF, 158KB)

Application Process

Check if a heritage overlay applies to your property

Check if a heritage overlay applies to your property. To find out if a heritage overlay applies to your property, please contact the Planning Services unit on (03) 5950 1010 or for more information, see Planning Advice.

Attach a Site Plan

Provide a site plan that clearly marks the structures proposed for demolition

Attach a Photo

Take a photo of the building, including the front façade, to attach to your application.

Submit your Application

Complete and submit your application.