Building General

Building Rules Assessment involves the technical assessment of a proposal for compliance with the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards applicable to the classification of the proposed building.

In general the Building Code covers:

  • Structural adequacy
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and amenity
  • Access for people with disabilities
  • Energy efficiency
  • Swimming pools

Applicants have the option of using a Private Certifier or Council  to assess an application for building rules compliance.

Council’s Development Application Register is available for public inspection at the Jamestown Council Office.