Patios and verandahs

Many homes in our community enjoy the balmy Karratha weather from their home patio, and you may be interested in adding one to your home.  

Patios are open sided roofed areas used to provide shade to outdoor areas on residential properties. They have solid roof sheeting, as opposed to a pergola that has a permeable roof cover. 

The National Construction Code (NCC) and the Residential Design Codes (R Codes) provide guidelines on the location, size and construction of patios. 

A Building Permit is required for all patios and verandahs, which may be applied for by the property owner or party contracted for construction.

Download the patios and verandahs information guide to learn more. 


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