About Us

We have extensive experience with:

  • Consultancy
  • Planning and Building Permits
  • Inspections and Audits

Smart Choice Building Permits and Inspections is a Gippsland-based, building surveying company.

We were founded in 2019 by Darren Hood, who is an expert building inspector and surveyor.

With our extensive experience across the sector, we carry a wealth of local knowledge and expertise. From regulations to paperwork, we are experienced with every process. As a result, we can inform clients of risks and shortcuts, that save time and money.

We seek to build lasting relationships with all our clients. So we pride ourselves on our customer service, professionalism and attention to detail. No matter the size of the building project, from shop fit-outs to new dwellings – we can assist you with your permit and inspection needs.

As proven experts in our field, we are the permit and inspection partner of choice for builders, architects and developers across Victoria.