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Solid fuel heating appliances / Wood heaters

An application is required under Section 68 of the Local Government Act for the installation of a domestic oil or solid fuel heating appliance, other than a portable appliance.

Four copies of the following information is required with any application to install a domestic oil or solid fuel heating appliance:

  • A completed Development Application form(1MB, PDF) ;
  • A site plan drawn at a scale of 1:200;
  • A floor plan drawn at a scale of 1:100 indicating the location of the heating appliance;
  • Elevation diagrams drawn at a scale of 1:100 indicating the flue/chimney height in relation to the roof demonstrating compliance with the Building Code of Australia;
  • Manufacturer’s details of the heating appliance;
  • Provide details for the construction of the hearth and fire place demonstrating compliance with the Building Code of Australia.
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