How to build an approved granny flat in Melbourne
If you’re planning to build a granny flat or extra bedroom in your Melbourne backyard, you’ve come to the right place. To get a fully-completed granny flat done for you by a ‘granny flat company in Melbourne’, it could cost something similar to building a whole new house! But many people in Melbourne have made huge savings by starting their granny flat project with a Backyard Pod kit at only a fraction of the usual turnkey prices. Where approvals and installations are required, we can help you through this process, and you can save money! Have it your way with 23 different wall and roof colours available, eaves and veranda options, any style of windows and doors, any design you like. Just get in touch with us to start the ball rolling.
If you’re interested in getting into the details for starters, a building permit is required before you can build a granny flat in Melbourne, or any backyard structure more than 10sqm in size. We can introduce you to some people in Melbourne who have helped many of our customers through the planning and approval process. Movable buildings (Backyard Pods built on skids) might suit some projects without the usual red tape. Some councils in Melbourne require that all DPUs (dependent person’s units) are movable buildings. Ask our independent expert to find out what would what kind of building would be permissible at your address.
Read below for answers to frequently asked questions about granny flats in Melbourne, and links which may help you with local government regulations. Please click this button below when you’re ready to enquire about a granny flat or extra bedroom in Melbourne: