Renovating property in NSW

This guide is for people in NSW who are thinking about renovating their property. It gives information about approvals, safety, and resolving disputes.

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    Plan your build and materials

    Planning 

    •  at YourHome.gov.au

    Materials 

    •  at NSW Environmental Protection Authority
    •  at NSW Environmental Protection Authority 

    If you are installing a pool or spa

    •  at NSW Fair Trading 
    •  at NSW Fair Trading 
    •  at the NSW Swimming Pool Register
    •  at the NSW Swimming Pool Register 
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    Find a builder

    •  at Licence Check NSW
    •  at Service NSW
    •  at NSW Fair Trading

    If you want to become an owner/builder

    •  at NSW Fair Trading
    •  at Service NSW

     

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    Meet noise, safety and waste disposal requirements

    Noise from construction 

    •  at NSW Office of Environment and Heritage 

    Disposing of waste

    •  near you at Planet Ark
    •  at NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
    •  at NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

    If your property has asbestos 

    •  at NSW Environmental Protection Agency
    •  at SafeWork NSW 
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    Resolve disputes

    •  at NSW Fair Trading
    •  at NSW Fair Trading
    •  at NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
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