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Planning, Design & Council Approval

Planning, Design & Council Approval

Vinmac Constructions provide customised design and planning services for our clients.

Whether you are building a single story home, a double story home, a home extension, home renovation, building a granny flat or a commercial development – many of the following process steps are relevant:

Initial Contact

  • Meet to discuss your requirements, time frame and budget
  • If you wish to proceed, a fee is payable for the design of your concept plans
  • Once the concept fee is paid, our designer commences work

Concept plans and construction costs

  • Once the concept plans are developed, they discussed with you
  • Our designer will make any necessary changes to suit your specifications
  • The estimated cost of the construction work will be provided to you
  • An acceptance fee then needs to be paid, before work commences

Plan development and preparation

  • Your property site is surveyed, house measurements, soil and wind tests performed if necessary
  • Our designer proceeds to work on plans for council submission
  • We meet with you to discuss various aspects of the design as plans are developed
  • You are notified of any adjustment costs
  • You sign a preliminary agreement and a 5% fee is payable at this time

Submission and approvals

  • Organise consultations with an interior designer, tile centre, electrical & kitchen centre
  • Organise and write reports required for council submission
  • Finalise and submit council applications
  • Liaise with council concerning the building application
  • Review council approval conditions and discuss these with you
  • Order engineering reports
  • Organise home warranty insurance

Contract signing

  • Present you with final fixed price construction costs
  • Meet with you to sign the Lump Sum MBA fixed price contract
  • Finalise construction certificate

Construction commencement

  • We organise site setup and start construction
  • Site meetings are held to discuss construction progress and general issues
  • Progress payments are made by you at set construction milestones
  • üWe meet with you at practical completion and walk through the completed project


  • You make the final payment and then take possession of your finished property
  • The maintenance period commences
  • At end of this maintenance period a completion certificate is issued

Vinmac Constructions are new home builders in the Sydney area.

  • Build single story homes
  • Build double story homes
  • Home renovations
  • Home extensions
  • Granny flat designs
  • Commercial builds and renovations

For more information on our planning, design and council approval processes or to enquire about new builds, home renovations, home extensions or commercial projects, do not hesitate to contact us – on 02 9653 2005 or complete our online enquiry form.

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