Permits are required in order to avoid the construction of buildings that aren’t safe, it helps to avoid structural failures and fire hazard caused by the plan of the building or the nature of the land. Some lands are highly susceptible to flooding and earthquakes, so unless you provide a way to overcome these issues, you won’t be granted a permit.
The permit is a written document that contains information on certain criteria the building/ land must meet. The council regulates the distribution of these permits, and determine whether a company/ an individual’s permit gets accepted or not. This process requires a lot of paperwork and can take a long time depending on the proposal.
Sometimes, a person’s permit can get rejected due to being unable to justify certain conditions. Most people apply for a permit through a town planning agent as they are more familiar with the Council processes and are able to minimize the risk of objections at the council meetings. It’s better to get an opinion from an expert if you aren’t sure about your proposal or have fears of rejection. At the same time, it is important to choose the right person for the job.
Choosing the right person to maximize the chance of acceptance
First and foremost, look into his qualification to see if he is qualified for the job, the higher the level of qualification the better it will be. Next, you should focus on how much experience he/she has. A fresh candidate with good qualification is of no use as they don’t have much experience in the field yet and also ensure that he has experience and specializes in dealing with planning applications specifically. Get their opinion on your project and whether he/she thinks it’s a reasonable proposal and what are the chances of success they can guarantee. From this, you can get an idea of how reliable this person is, always ask questions to understand him better. In addition to this, ask for the contact number of his previous clients so that you can ask them for an opinion on him too. You should do a thorough research on him in order to determine if he is suitable for the job, the town planning Glen Eira is a lengthy process and you can’t really do much once you’ve submitted it, so make sure you’re spending your money on someone good.This is where many people struggle when building and once you’ve overcome this, you can start building your house with the help of other professionals. Good luck!