Deck Over 1m in Height Requirements

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Building a new deck over 1m in height? Below you will find the requirements and the type of consultants you will need.

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Deck Over 1m High Requirements

Planning Approval:

Subject to nature of project and council guidelines

Building Approval:

Required

Plumbing Approval:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify


Building Designer:

Required

OR Architect:

Required

Engineer:

Required

Building Surveyors:

Required

Builder:

Required

Land Surveyor:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Building Inspector:

Highly recommended when purchasing an established home or property

Soil Testing:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Bushfire Assessor:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Landscape Designer:

Optional

Conditional Project Notes:

All decks over 1m in height require a handrail and balustrade infill to Building Code of Australia requirements.