Hobsons Bay City Council - Around the home

Around the home


Information on what types of fencing require building permits.

Swimming pools & spas

Information about permits for constructing swimming pools and spas.

Smoke Alarms

Smoke alarms are required to be installed in every dwelling.

Energy efficiency

Building Regulations Building Code of Australia has been changed to help reduce emissions

Water tanks

Water tanks are becoming more popular, due to the dry weather we have experienced over the past years.


Termites can be a problem in some parts of Victoria


Asbestos is a fibrous material that has been used in the building industry over the years.

Solid Fuel Heaters

Requirements for the installation and use of solid fuel heaters