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The Buildling and Construction section contains information relevant to the building stage of your development and contains information, documents and links regarding:

For more information please see Contact Us or Get Advice.

Some of our more common enquiries and additional information about your property include:


Frequently Asked Questions

How many Onsite Builders Toilets should be on a work site?
All building sites must be provided with a temporary Builder's Toilet, at a rate of 1 toilet for every 15 persons.
These can be connected directly to the Councils sewer, an approved On Site Sewage Management System (OSSM) or a chemical toilet.
Who should I contact in regards to my Tradesman license?
Enquiries in regards to licenses; Builders Licenses, Plumbers Licenses, Owner Builders License etc, should be forwarded to the Department of Fair Trading:
Service NSW
13-17 Rivendell Drive
Tweed Heads South  NSW  2486
P) 13 77 88

Where will I find Tweed Shire Council's form 15 or 16?
Form 15's and 16's are a QLD Building Act Certification form and are not relevant for NSW construction and are not to be submitted at Tweed Shire Council.
Certifcation for NSW work should be submitted on proformas available from our website or on letterhead indicating full details, standards, etc of the system, instilation or product being certified.
Who do I speak with to get approval for a Bore or Spear Pump?
NSW Office of Water - Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water are  the reguating body in reggards to the  instalation of bores and spear pumps.
227 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000
GPO Box 3889,
Sydney NSW 2001
t: (02) 8281 7777
 1800 353 104
f: (02) 8281 7799
e: information@water.nsw.gov.au

Last Updated: 21 September 2016