Can I Build A Carport On The Boundary. In some cases for example when replacing a carport of up to 20 square metres you may be able to build without having to get a Building Consent. If your neighbour does object then you might have to alter your drawings so it is best to check early on.
If your carport is to be positioned at the front of your property and will be in front of. Walls and carports on boundaries 1 This regulation applies to the construction of a a wall of a building constructed on or within 200 mm of a side or rear boundary of an allotment. The height is less than 3m or 24m within 1m of the boundary.
It is quite common for property owners on the Gold Coast to build close to or on the front or side boundaries as they attempt to gain more use out of their land.
They will more than likely require you to get your neighbours consent in writing before you can get approval. Now according to the NCC even though the side located on the boundary is open only has timber posts it is considered closed if the roof sheeting is closer than 500mm to the side boundary. In addition at least one-third of the carport perimeter must be open. Between the building and front boundary where a maximum total width of 6m or 50 of the average width of the lot excluding eaves whichever is.