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Building Information Sheets & Resources

Please refer to the below list for information sheets on building services and building related items from our Building Services Department. If you require more information, you can contact our Building Services Department on (08) 9622 6100 or by emailing [email protected] and addressing your email to 'Building Services' in the subject line.


Information Sheets

Guides and Booklets



Requirements for plans being submitted for a Building Permit Application

Sample building plan basics for various structures: Click here to view

The requirements for what is required to be listed on your plans when submitting a Building Permit Application to the Shire of Northam is as follows. Each type of plan has specific requirements, as outlined below:


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Stormwater plan

Stormwater plans can be submitted with your Building Permit Application where they will be sent off to our Engineering Department for review during the assessment process. Please refer to the Lodging a Building Permit Application page for more information on submitting your application.