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Granny Flat And Secondary Dwelling Building Approvals

The red tape around a secondary dwelling or granny flat can feel overwhelming when you want to start building.
Work with us and we make it our mission to simplify complex and get you building quicker.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO START THE PROCESS

STEP 1

Send us you plans and any supporting documentation. 

STEP 2

Give us the go ahead and we deal with the government for you.  

STEP 3

Get your approval and start building.

GRANNY FLATS & SECONDARY DWELLINGS

FROM

$800

Every job is different and we will require your plans to cost accurately. There are additional costs to the basic building certification cost to be included in your budget. Our quote will supply the anticipated fees.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

In Queensland you will need a building approval for a granny flat. It is classified as a secondary dwelling. Send us your plans and we will be able to provide a quote. Once we have done an initial assessment we will be able to advise what other planning applications are required.

Yes but to obtain a building approval they must meet the standards for a dwelling set out in the Building Code Australia (BCA). We suggest you read our article to find out what you need to know before you buy.

A granny flat will add value to your property (provided you have the correct approvals in place) however it cannot be sold separately to your property.

A granny flat is assessed under the building code as a normal dwelling and has to meet the same conditions in regard to livable housing and energy efficiency as a normal home.  Contact us to get a copy of our Livable Housing guide to find out the standards you need to meet.

Depending on your circumstances it could be possible. Find out more

by reading our article here.

Download our fact sheet here.

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We believe in creating positive change both in the construction industry and the world that surrounds it. Why?