Plan your build and materials
Learn more about house design and sustainability, dealing with lead and untreated timber, and installing a pool or spa.
- Information about house design, liveability and sustainability at YourHome.gov.au
- myHome Planner at the Department of Planning and Environment if you are planning to build a project home
- Information about dealing with lead materials at NSW Environmental Protection Authority
- Information about using treated timber at NSW Environmental Protection Authority
If you are installing a pool or spa
- Read about pool safety at NSW Fair Trading
- Read about pool fencing requirements at NSW Fair Trading
- Register your swimming pool at the NSW Swimming Pool Register
- Get a certificate of compliance for your pool or spa at the NSW Swimming Pool Register.