Builders must hold a current builder's licence to obtain a permit to erect a building. Intending owner builders may apply for a permit to carry out building work, without the need for a builders licence.

A licensed builder is required for any building work that requires building approval. In general, the role of a builder is to manage and coordinate the building of your home or renovation. It is important to engage a builder that has the appropriate qualifications and experience to safely and competently perform your work.