Following the WA Government's announcement on Friday, July 9, the City of Swan has returned to pre-lockdown conditions for all services and facilities from Monday, July 12.
City's response to COVID-19
All City of Swan libraries and administration centres will be closed for the Queen's Birthday public holiday on Monday September 27, 2021. Urgent assistance is available on 9267 9267. Bins and bulk verge collections will be collected as normal.
The City controls the construction, occupation and demolition of buildings and incidental structures through the granting of building, demolition or occupancy permits and building approval certificates and the enforcement of compliance with permits.
We are responsible for:
For further information about the City’s Certifications Services please contact the City on 9267 9267.
Find out the main differences between planning and building services
Find out the assessment timeframes for your application.
In Western Australia the building approval process is governed by the Building Act 2011 and the Building Regulations 2012.
See an overview of the building approval process.
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of the key players during the building approval and building process.
Find out more about the permit authority.
Buildings are classified under the BCA by the purpose for which they are designed, constructed, or adapted to be used.
Find out how to estimate the value of building work.
Providing the correct application for the right permit will assist the City to process your application in timely manner.
Information about how to submit your building application to the City.
Track your building application online.
Information about the appeals process
Various fees may be applied to a building application.