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OWNER BUILDER IN VICTORIA
Victorian laws for Owner Builders are designed to protect and support Owner Building.
It is important you become familiar with your obligations as an Owner Builder. Must obtain a Certificate of Consent from the Building Practitioners Board in order to obtain a building permit to carry out domestic building work valued over $12,000.
May only obtain building permits for a single dwelling and associated work on a single property in any three-year period;
Must reside and continue to reside, or intend to reside in the single dwelling..
In order to obtain a Certificate of Consent, Owner Builders must:
- Read an information and education kit and sign the statutory declaration
- Complete an application form
- Send the statutory declaration, application form, application fee and any supporting documentation to the Building Practitioners Board
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