If you don't have a Building Warrant you shouldn't carry out any building work that includes:
- demolishing part or the whole of a building
- building a new home
- changing the structure of a building
Find out more about Building Warrants.
If you're building a new home or extending a current one, you might also need to look at things like applying for planning permission.
You can be fined and ordered to remove any new building work if you need a Building Warrant and don't get one.