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Find out when you do and don't need approval for building work related to your residential project, including fencing, decks, retaining walls and sheds.
Learn about private certifiers and swimming pool fencing.
If you are thinking about using your house for more than a simple family unit, learn about the different types of uses available.
Some building works don’t need an approval from a private building certifier such as renovations or repairs to homes, decking, fencing and retaining walls. Find more information here.
All building approvals in Queensland are issued by a private building certifier, not Council. Learn more about what a private building certifier does and how to contact one.
If you are thinking about using your house for more than a simple family unit, learn about the different types of uses available, such as family accommodation, dual occupancy or room accommodation.
Find information to help you with your residential project, including fencing, decks, retaining walls, carports, garages and sheds. You can also find information for when you do and don’t need approval.
All swimming pools need to be fenced. Learn about the role Council plays in pool fencing and where to go for more information.
Content will be moved from the current site to our new site over coming months. Can't find what you're looking for? Visit the current website at cityofgoldcoast.com.au.
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