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Owner-builder permits are issued by the Department of Fair Trading. To find out more about the process and gaining a permit go to the Department of Fair Trading.
If you are an Owner Builder and the cost of building works is greater than $10,000 you will be required to gain a permit from the Department of Fair Trading.
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City of Newcastle acknowledges that we operate on the grounds of the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples.
We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession.
CN reiterates its commitment to address disadvantages and attain justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.