Convert Your Garage To A Granny Flat

Thinking about converting your garage into a granny flat?

After all, a garage conversion is a convenient way to add extra living space to your home without the hassle and cost of building a secondary dwelling from scratch. There are both lifestyle and financial benefits to convert your existing garage into a new living space. Converting your garage to a granny flat may be the perfect solution for your family.

We make getting approvals for garage conversions across Sydney and Regional NSW easier with our streamlined 4-step process! We prepare all your drafted plans, site surveys and engineering drawings to ensure the best outcomes without the confusion and stress of dealing with Council!

Convert Your Garage To A Granny Flat

Planning Approval and Designing Your Granny Flat Conversion

Generally, a garage conversion will require development approval from a private certifier or your local council. With our one-stop building approvals service, we can guide your project through the entire planning and design stages, from garage to granny flat conversion. We’ll listen carefully to all your ideas and answer your questions for your complete peace of mind. We will investigate the feasibility of your garage conversion to identify any potential constraints and opportunities to maximise the value of your property.

What Makes A Garage A Secondary Dwelling?

A granny flat conversion requires a garage to be made more homely and fit to live in. This means that garages in NSW need to meet basic requirements to gain consent as habitable spaces. These requirements can include:

  • natural ventilation
  • fireproofing
  • insulation
  • structural adequacy
  • waterproofing
  • heating, cooling and lighting
  • termite resistance

Our fast and affordable statutory and strategic planning approvals service includes architectural plans, site survey, SoEE, WMP and planning reports for council development consent or complying development certificate. We are dedicated to helping you meet your family’s lifestyle needs or create a great investment income.

APA is particularly experienced in helping clients obtain granny flats approval as Complying Development Certificate.  CDC may be possible if the property zoning and plans comply with the relevant codes which apply to the site.  If a CDC is not possible, development approval can be sought through council as a DA.

The one-stop shop services include:

  • A single point of contact for you
  • Site plans, SoEE, WMP and application forms completed for you
  • CDC approval through the private certifier
  • Speedy approval at an affordable price with exceptional customer service

All Plan Approvals maintains a clear focus on time, cost and quality outcomes consistent with your objectives to enhance investment value to the project.

Planning approvals services offered by APA include:

  • Town Planning Advice
  • Planning Feasibility
  • Planning Approvals Application

So, get in touch with us today at plans @ to discover how you can save time and money with your garage to granny flat conversion.