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.
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
- 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 available to download at the bottom of this page.
Our team is available between 8.15am – 5pm every weekday to give you up to date information on a wide range of building matters. You can also contact our team online
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
Archival Search for Building Records
Building records when held by the City, are available to the owner of any property in the City of Canning. These records will consist of any approved building plans & documents (e.g. site, floor, elevation and structural details) for the property in question. If you require copies of any Planning approvals (not Building), please see our Planning Services webpage for more information.
To apply for an Archival Search for Building Records please click here
The City of Canning will make every effort to obtain copies of the building records within ten working days, however if plans are not available or are not legible the cost of the Archiving Search will not be refunded. Please refer to the Building Fees Schedule for a list of our current fees for this service. Please note that all fees are due before the search is carried out, we will notify you of how to make payment once your application has been lodged.
Application Forms and Fees