Guides and Publications

This page contains links to external websites who have developed helpful guides and publications concerning building matters.

  • Greater Shepparton City Council 2030 Strategy - Greater Shepparton 2030 is a blueprint for building sustainable economic activity and maximising the quality of life in the municipality over the next 30 years.
  • Energy Safe Victoria - ESV is the independent technical regulator responsible for electricity, gas and pipeline safety in Victoria.
  • EPA Victoria - Noise Pollution - Environment Protection Authority Victoria plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution. It develops policies, regulations and guidelines to prevent and control noise, and partners with other agencies (including local councils, Victoria Police and transport agencies such as VicRoads) to provide advice on the best ways to implement them.
  • Victorian Building Authority - The VBA regulates building and plumbing practitioners to ensure the achievement of efficient and competitive building and plumbing industries in Victoria.
  • Balconies, Decks and Balustrades - This information sheet from the Victorian Building Authority contains important information for any building that has a balcony, deck or balustrading. Home and property owners should regularly check and maintain their balcony, deck and balustrades. If not properly built and maintained they have the potential to be a safety and danger issue.