Domestic Builder

1. Overview

Domestic building work is work associated with the construction, renovation, improvement or maintenance of a home.

Classes of Domestic Builder work

Domestic Builder (Unlimited)

Persons registered in the class of Domestic Builder (Unlimited) are responsible for carrying out, or managing or arranging the carrying out of all components of domestic building work for the construction, renovation, improvement or maintenance of a home (class 1, 2, and 4 buildings, and associated class 10 buildings, as classified in the Building Code of Australia).

Domestic Builder (limited to a class of work*)

A person registered in a limited domestic builder class may be limited to carrying out, or managing or arranging the carrying out of the following limited classes of domestic building work:

Domestic Builder (limited to bathroom, kitchen or laundry renovation) Domestic Builder (limited to bricklaying and blocklaying) Domestic Builder (limited to cabinet making, joinery and stair construction) Domestic Builder (limited to carpentry)
Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of gates and fences) Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of non-habitable building structures) Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of private bushfire shelters) Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of retaining walls)
Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of shade structures) Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of swimming pools and spas) Domestic Builder (limited to door and window replacement and installation) Domestic Builder (limited to earthworks and excavation work)
Domestic Builder (limited to external wall cladding) Domestic Builder (limited to footings and slab work) Domestic Builder (limited to framing) Domestic Builder (limited to re-stumping and re-blocking)
Domestic Builder (limited to roof tiling) Domestic Builder (limited to site works involved in relocating a dwelling) Domestic Builder (limited to the construction of structural landscaping) Domestic Builder (limited to waterproofing)
Domestic Builder (limited to attaching external fixtures) Domestic Builder (limited to the erection of poles, masts and antennas) Domestic Builder (limited to floor finishing and covering) Domestic Builder (limited to glazing work)
Domestic Builder (limited to insulation work) Domestic Builder (limited to painting and decorating) Domestic Builder (limited to sheet plastering) Domestic Builder (limited to solid plastering and rendering)
Domestic Builder (limited to wall and floor tiling work)  

Application fee

You need to pay the relevant application fee to lodge your application form. The registration application forms give the fee amount and explain how to pay the fee.

For a full list of fees, please go to Building registration fees.

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