Resources & Contacts

 The following services are available from Customer Service:

  • General enquiries relating to applications for building or planning matters
  • Property pre purchase enquiries
  • Advice prior to Development Application lodgement
  • To purchase a House Drainage Plan or Certificate
  • To access a Property File, historic Plans, Development Consents and Certificates
  • Council Guidelines, Fact Sheets and Application Forms
  • Make an appointment to see a Town Planner or Building Surveyor
  • General Fees & Charges (including fee estimates for Development Application)
  • Lodge an application for development or building works
  • Check on the progress of applications
  • Booking Inspections

Contact our Customer Service Centre by visiting:

Berrigan Shire Council
56 Chanter Street
PO Box 137
BERRIGAN NSW 2712

or by telephoning: (03) 5888 5100 and asking to speak to an Officer in the Building and Planning Department.

The following website links provide an additional resource:

Australian Building Code Board (BCA)  www.abcb.gov.au

BASIX www.basix.nsw.gov.au

Contractor/Builder Licence check  www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/About_us/online_services/Home_building_licence_check.html

Dial Before You Dig www.dialbeforeyoudig.com.au

Dividing Fences Lawlink http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/Lawlink/lawaccess/ll_lawassist.nsf/pages/lawassist_fences

Environment and Climate Change
www.environment.nsw.gov.au

EPA (Asbestos removal) www.environment.nsw.gov.au/waste/asbestos/index.htm

Industrial Relations Office www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au

Fair Trading (Dept of) (Home Warranty Insurance) www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Fire Brigades (NSW) www.nswfb.nsw.gov.au

Primary Industries (Dept of) Fisheries (NSW) www.dpi.nsw.gov.au

Food Standards www.foodstandards.gov.au

Food Authority http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/

Health (NSW) (Skin Penetration Guidelines)
www.health.nsw.gov.au/public-health/ehb/general/skinpen/skinpen.html

Heritage Office (NSW) www.heritage.nsw.gov.au

Home Building Service (Owner Builder Info) www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/Tenants_and_home_owners/home_building_and_renovating/
becoming_an_owner_builder.html

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (Rulings on disability access and facilities) www.humanrights.gov.au

Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) www.icac.nsw.gov.au

Industrial Relations (Office of) www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au

Land & Property Information (formerly Department of Lands) http://www.lpi.nsw.gov.au/

 Land and Environment Court http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lec

 Liquor Administration Board (Dept of Liquor, Gaming & Racing) http://www.olgr.nsw.gov.au/olgr_default.asp

 Long Service Payments Corporation www.lspc.nsw.gov.au

National Parks and Wildlife Service www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nationalparks.htm

National Trust of Australia (NSW) www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au

Police (NSW) (Safer by design) www.police.nsw.gov.au

Roads and Traffic Authority www.rta.nsw.gov.au

Rural Fire Service (NSW) (Building and bushfires) www.bushfire.nsw.gov.au

Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Energy efficiency) www.deus.nsw.gov.au

Swimming Pools http://www.dlg.nsw.gov.au/dlg/dlghome/PublicTopicsIndex.asp?mi=0&ml=10&id=12

The Australian Resuscitation Council www.resus.org.au

Royal Life Saving Society NSW www.royallifesaving.com.au

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Guideline CPR Guideline 7 

Safewaters water safety initiative www.safewaters.nsw.gov.au

Telstra Supply to New Developments – Subdivisions http://www.telstra.com.au/smart-community/developers/

WorkCover NSW (Occupation Health & Safety Requirements) www.workcover.nsw.gov.au

For more information on other State Government Services:

State Government (NSW) www.nsw.gov.au

Contacting Council

Office: 56 Chanter Street, Berrigan.
Office hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Monday to Friday.
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
(03) 5888 5100
(03) 5885 2092
Post: Berrigan Shire Council
56 Chanter Street
BERRIGAN NSW 2712
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