Stratco Building Approvals


Your trusted Stratco certifier

The Buildcert team are experienced Stratco certifiers and are experts in helping you navigate through strict council planning requirements.

When you choose our services, you benefit from our attention to detail and personalised approach. We understand that each project is unique, and we take the time to assess your plans thoroughly. Our team will conduct a comprehensive review to ensure compliance with building codes and other essential criteria. By partnering with us, you can be confident that your project will meet all necessary standards.

To experience our fast affordable approvals and expert advice for your Stratco structure, simply follow the steps below.


What we need to get started

  • 1
    Create Your Site Plan
    A site plan should identify the structure on your property and show setbacks to boundaries and existing structures. If you want to draw your own site plan you can download our Class 10a Site Plans example to use as a reference. If you don’t have time to draw a plan, you can visit Site Plans Online for assistance. View a Site Plan example.
  • 2

    Get Your Stratco Order Details
    After you get a quote from Stratco for your project , their team will review your order and send you a document containing your Stratco Order Details as part of your quote. This will include all of the job details for your project, including the dimensional plans and elevations of your structure. View Stratco Order Details example.

  • 3

    Submit Your Documents
    Send us through your Site Plans and Stratco Order Details and a member of our friendly and professional Buildcert team will supply you with a quote for your project within 24 hours.

  • 4

    Return the Engagement Agreement and make payment
    If you are satisfied with your quote to engage our services, simply sign the Engagement Agreement and send it back. Then all you have to do is make your payment and you can leave it with us, we will take care of the rest!

This offer applies to Stratco class 10 structures only. Includes the assessment of plans, property searches, building permit, a final inspection, and final certificate.

Special offer does not include additional structures, Council applications that may be required, or Council archiving fees.

Document Examples

Click on either of the images below to view a larger version of the document example.

Site Plans

Example of a Site Plan

Stratco Order Details

Example of a Stratco Order Details

SEQ Document Lodgement fee for Class 10a structures

Council 2023 – 2024 Fee
Brisbane City Council $69.65
Gold Coast City Council $69.00
Goondiwindi Regional Council $207.00
Gympie Regional Council $148.00
Ipswich City Council $112.00
Lockyer Valley Regional Council $315.00
Logan City Council $100.00
Moreton Bay Regional Council $127.00
Noosa Council $254.00
North Burnett Regional Council $180.00
Redland City Council $169.00
Scenic Rim Regional Council $311.00
Somerset Regional Council $320.00
South Burnett Regional Council $178.50
Southern Downs Regional Council $162.00
Sunshine Coast Regional Council $125.00
Toowoomba Regional Council $213.00
Western Downs Regional Council $198.00

How does the approval process work?

Buildcert’s Building Approval Process means you get the best service, every time. We pride ourselves on adding value and exceeding our client’s expectations at every stage of the development process, from start to finish.

Stage 1
Quote and Initial Review

Stage 2

Stage 3
Construction and Inspection

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions from our customers relating to building approvals and building certification. If you can’t find an answer to your question, please call us on 07 3155 5800 and one of our friendly staff will be able to help.

Once your plans have been assessed and approved by the certifier you can begin construction.

Yes, just view our basic site plan with all required information we need to review your design.

If your structure is compliant with council’s planning scheme, the certifier will be able to approve your structure without council approval.

Sometimes it is possible to build your structure on the boundary, however a site specific review would be required to confirm.

Ready to get started?

Simply fill out the form below and attach all relevant documents. A member of the Buildcert team will get back to you within 24 hours with your quote.

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