Deck Under 1m in Height Requirements

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

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Deck Under 1m High Requirements

Planning Approval:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Building Approval:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Plumbing Approval:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify


Building Designer:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

OR Architect:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Engineer:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Building Surveyors:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Builder:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Land Surveyor:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Building Inspector:

Highly recommended when purchasing an established home or property

Bushfire Assessor:

May be required. Designer / Architect to verify

Landscape Designer:

Optional

Conditional Project Notes:

Decks under 1m generally do not require a handrail or balustrade and can be built exempt of a building permit, but are still required to be constructed in accordance with the Building Code of Australia.