The City of Canning's Building Services control the construction, occupation and demolition of buildings and incidental structures through the issuing of permits within the City.

Building Services

The role of Building Services is that of a Permit Authority and controls the construction, occupation and demolition of buildings and incidental structures through the issuing of permits within the City.

Our team of building surveyors are available to assist you with information on the following;

  • Building Permits
  • Occupancy Permits
  • Demolition Permits
  • Building Approval Certificates
  • Energy Efficiency Information
  • Fences, carports, pergolas, extensions, outbuildings
  • Retaining Walls
  • Signage
  • Strata Titles
  • Building standard forms 
  • Building Plans (archive search)
Please note that applications and information for the above can be downloaded from the Building Commissions website  or are avilable to download at the bottom of this page. 
Our team is available between 8:15am – 5:00pm every weekday to give you up to date information on a wide range of building matters. You can also contact our team by phone on 1300 422 664 or via email to customer@canning.wa.gov.au.

Online Lodgement

The City of Canning has introduced an online lodgement system for Building and Planning applications. For further information and to register for this service please click here.

Application Forms and Fees

Checklists

Information Sheets