Retaining walls are sometimes required to facilitate proposed ground levels on a lot.
If the proposed retaining wall is substantial a building licence will need to be obtained from the City's Building Service prior to construction. In some instances in addition to a building licence, a development approval may also need to be obtained from the City's Statutory Planning Service.
Depending on the extent of the retaining works a minor retaining wall may sometimes be constructed without the approval of the City.
An embankment may require the approval of the City by way of a Development Approval depending on the height of the embankment.
Further information can be obtained from the Retaining Walls & Embankments Residential Lots Info Sheet
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|Retaining Walls & Embankments Residential Lots Info Sheet|
|BA7 - Notice of Completion|
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