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Property information

If you are buying or selling a property, or preparing a building permit application, you will need an information or history statement for one or more of the following details.

Building Regulation 51 (1)

You may request information in relation to any building or land. This includes details of any: 

  • permit or certificate of final inspection issued in the preceding 10 years
  • current determination made under regulation 64 (1) or exemption granted under regulation 231 (2)
  • current notice or order issued by the relevant building surveyor under the Building Act.

If you are buying or selling a property you will need to obtain this information.

Building Regulation 51 (2)

You may request information as to whether the building or land is:

  • in an area that is liable to flooding within the meaning of regulation 5 (2)
  • in an area that is designated under regulation 150 as an area in which buildings are likely to be subject to attack by termites
  • in an area for which a bushfire attack level has been specified in a planning scheme
  • is an area designated under regulation 152 as likely to be subject to significant snowfalls
  • designated land
  • designated works.

If you are buying or selling a property you will need to obtain this information.

Building Regulation 51 (3)

If you are an owner or mortgagee of a building or land, or a prescribed building practitioner reporting on a building under section 137B of the Building Act, you may request the approved dates of the inspections carried out of the mandatory notification stages of building work carried out on the building or land.

Property information certificates

You can request a property information certificate online.

Request property information