6. Porches, verandas and pergolas
This section includes construction of porches, verandas and pergolas, as well as closing existing verandas or patios.
The table below shows the exemptions included in this section and the professional you will need to hire.
|Description||Is an authorised professional legally required?||Who can provide professional advice?|
|6.1||Porches and verandas up to 20 sqm||No||Licensed Building Practitioner|
|6.2||Porches and verandas between 20 and 30sqm in floor area – Chartered Professional Engineer||Yes||Chartered Professional Engineer|
|6.3||Porches and verandas between 20 and 30sqm in floor area – Licensed Building Practitioner||Yes||Licensed Building Practitioner or Registered Architect|
|6.4||Closing in existing veranda or patio||No||Licensed Building Practitioner or Registered Architect|
|6.5||Pergolas||No||Licensed Building Practitioner or Registered Architect|