When am I required to submit building plans to council?
Most people are aware that they need to have building plans approved by their local municipal authorities before they can commence any major building work, however, few realise that this requirement extends to many minor alterations as well. So how do you know if you require prior council approval before being able to commence work on site? In order to better understand when planning approval is required, it is useful to understand why it is required. The planning approval pr