Building and Certification


When you’re ready to build in Warringah you’ll need to know about the special permits and specifications that apply to your project.

You might need access to shared or public areas while you’re working. You might need to make alterations to driveways. You might be building in an area that has special provisions or requirements.

You must obtain the necessary permits before you start work. If you need more information on which permits or specifications apply to your project, call us on 9942 2111.

In this section you can find

Building Permits

Permits for use of shared or public spaces during construction and working outside of approved hours.


Certain types of construction require certification.

Engineering Specifications

Council specifications for all works in Warringah including engineering works, minor works, stormwater management and erosion control.

Driveway and Vehicle Crossings

Driveways, vehicle crossings and changes to road reserves present a special set of responsibilities for Council.