Building and Planning

Are you building, extending or renovating in Dowerin or doing a demolition? In order to comply with the Building Act (2011) and Building Regulations (2012) you must lodge an application with the Shire.

A kit is available from the Shire office to help you, please call in, phone us on 08 9631 1202 or email

The following documents can assist you in the planning process, providing guidelines and requirements for construction projects in the Shire of Dowerin.

The Building Commission has Building Approval forms that can also be used.  Follow the link to access these forms.

Building and Planning Documents