Request a copy of building plans

To request online

Choose from the options below

What types of building plans can you request?

You can request the following types of building plans:

  • House plans / original construction plans.
  • Occupancy permits
  • Construction insurance documents.

These plans are usually architectural drawings. We can't guarantee they include structural drawings. All building plans are stored off-site and we can only retrieve electronic copies from the storage facility.

Looking for drainage and sewerage plans?

It's unlikely these building plans will contain information relating to drainage, sewerage, plumbing or electrical plans specifically for your site. You can:


Who can request the plans?

You need to be the owner or have written authorisation (signed consent) from the owner to be able to request plans.


How much does it cost?

View our full list of fees.

How to pay

You can pay by credit card through SecurePay when you make a request online. 

If you are requesting by post, we only accept payment by cheque.


How to request

To request an electronic copy of building plans, select one of the following options:


For owners:

If you are the owner, request your building plans online.

Request now


For non-owners:

If you are not the property owner, you need written and signed consent from the owner to be authorised to request. First, download and complete the Owner Consent Form to attach with your request.

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Then select 'Request now' to begin:

Request now


Other ways to request:

To request an electronic copy of building plans in person (restrictions allowing) or by post, download and complete the following:

Request building permit documents
Request building permit documents
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What happens next?

Once your request is made, an electronic copy of the building plan(s) will be emailed to you. We don't provide hard copies of building plans.