Our Services



Planning and Permits

At Shape Shopfitters we excel at making all processes and requirements completely streamlined and as simple as possible. We take on total responsibility of the fitout coordination, responsibility & pressure to ensure our clients are free to focus on the operational requirements of their business

Shape Shopfitters have extensive expert knowledge from over 25 years experience in the shop fitout sector, which ensures we are overtly well versed in all retail tenancy fitout requisites; council health requirements and fitout build council requirements.

Gami Melbourne Shopfitting with Witches Hats for Planning and Permits

Our trusted and specialised project management team will manage the whole process from preparation of specific documentation, initial contact and a direct liaison with the officiating parties including Shopping Centres and Council Authorities, lodgement and then finalising in a complete and thorough execution to ensure we fulfill all required approvals and permissions. We strive to bring our clients dream to life swiftly and efficiently, therefore guaranteeing there is no unnecessary time wasted

Planning and Permits in Melbourne and Australia Wide

Such requirements from council and/or shopping Centre authorities can include;

  • Australian building code regulations – this can differ from state to state
  • Licence accreditations across all states and territories (This is a comprehensive application process applied for Annually per state which includes proof of building knowledge, competency, qualifications and building history)
  • Structural assessments, documentation requirements and approvals
  • Appropriate Health requisites including suitable and specific materials, appropriate fixtures and fittings, equipment and necessary layout configuration and functionality


Offering excellence in construction services and client relations, we are a Customer service driven company that aims to exceed our clients’ expectations on every project. We understand the requirements for completing projects efficiently, safely and to the highest standard. Our success rate is exceptional and we back this with our brand promise, “On time. Every-time. Guaranteed”

Our talented team are ready to take your project dreams and turn them into a reality.

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25+ Years Experience

Established in 1998, Shape Shopfitters are highly experienced in the shopfitting sector.  Demonstrating a plethora of completed work over the years, Shape Shopfitters is your one stop shop for all things fitout and shopfitting.

One Stop Solution for all Fitouts and Shopfitting

High Quality Custom and Unique Joinery

100% Australian Owned Business

Mulgrave Country Club Melbourne Shopfitters Joinery Work

Wayne, Mark, Chris and all were amazing. They fitted out our clinic, 500sq m, very prompt, great work, very open and receptive to work in with our designer and franchisor. Could not more highly recommend. Thanks all!

Testimonial #1 David Spithill