The Fire Danger Period is now in force in Glenelg Shire, from Monday 20 November 2023.During the period Council will only issue permits to burn where approval has been granted from the Country Fire Authority.For more information visit:
An Asset Protection Permit is required prior to building works being undertaken to ensure no damage occurs to Council infrastructure.
It is the Owner or Builder’s responsibility to ensure that infrastructure assets are protected and not damaged as a result of any building construction works on the site. Council infrastructure assets include anything outside the property boundary such as:
An Asset Protection Permit will protect the owner of the site against paying for damage to our assets that existed prior to the commencement of the building works.
Fees and Charges for Financial Year 2023-24
The security bond will be refunded provided there has not been any additional damage to Council infrastructure assets on completion of the works.
An Asset Protection Permit is required for any Building Construction works and also requires a bond for projects of $20,000.00 or more, and also projects involving:
An Asset Protection Permit must be obtained a minimum of fourteen (14) days prior to any materials delivery to site or the commencement of works to enable our Infrastructure Officer to undertake an inspection and for the owner and builder to receive a copy of the permit.
Asset Protection Permits are set to expire after 24 months, however the permit can be extended on provision of an extension of time letter or can be rolled over to a subsequent building permit as long as the building permit application has been submitted within six months of the conclusion of the first building permit. If a building permit lapses without provision of an extension of time or finailzation documents an interim inspection will be carried out. The interim inspection fee is the same as the application fee.
You must complete the Asset Protection Permit Application Form.
If you believe that the Asset Protection Permit damage report did not cover all of the pre-existing damage, please contact our Asset Protection Permit Administration Officer to arrange for an on-site inspection prior to starting any work.
Phone: 03 5522 2200 or 1300 GLENELG