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Occupancy permits are issued at the end of your building project. The permit confirms that your building surveyor is satisfied that the building is safe and suitable for its intended use.
Your building permit will specify whether you require either an occupancy permit or a certificate of final inspection before you occupy the building.
You must apply for an occupancy permit for:
If an occupancy permit is not required, a Certificate of Final Inspection is issued by the building surveyor after approval of the final inspection stage.
Along with your application, you will need to attach the following documents:
Download the Application for an occupancy permit
Nillumbik Building Surveyors
PO Box 476
Greensborough VIC 3088
To the customer service desk
The Civic Centre
34 Civic Drive
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Closed public holidays
TBC - Once your application has been received, it will be reviewed by a member of the Building Services team. A response will be sent to you via email within 10 business days.
It is an offence to occupy a new home that does not have an occupancy permit so please do not move in until you have received your approved permit.