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NEED A BUILDING PERMIT?

The Victorian Building Act 1993 and Building Regulations 2006 legislate that most building works including alterations, carports, decks and verandah’s, removal or demolition requires a building permit.

Not sure if you need a building permit? Call us and we will assist with your enquiry as we are up date with the latest regulatory news.

You will need to provide our office with architectural drawings and structural documentation then you on your way to obtaining building approval for your project.

A building permit will specify the mandatory inspection stages where a building surveyor is required to inspect the building works, when a certificate of final inspection is required or an occupancy permit on completion of the building works.

STATE-WIDE BUILDING PERMITS

  • Domestic – Single Dwellings, Extensions, Multi Unit Developments, Swimming Pools, Verandahs, Decks, Underpinning
  • Residential – Apartments, Student Accommodation, Boarding Houses, Motels, Hotels, Lodging House and Backpackers Accommodation
  • Educational – Schools, TAFE, University and Child Care
  • Commercial – Offices, Retail, Shopping Centres, Public Buildings (theatres, entertainment complex) and Medical Centres
  • Industrial - Factory's and Warehouses
  • Health Care - Aged Care, Hospitals
  • Mandatory Building Inspections
  • Regulation 1507 Compliance Certificates
  • Section 137B Owner Builder Defects Reports


BUILDING REGULATORY EXPERT ADVICE / CONSULTANCY

  • Interpretation of Building Legislation
  • Schematic Design Desk-Top Review and Reporting
  • Premises Standard / Disabled Access Advice
  • Section J (Energy Efficiency) Reviews
  • Fire Brigade Report and Consent Applications
  • Council Report and Consent Applications
  • Identification of Cost Saving Design Options

REGULATION 1507 CERTIFICATION

  • Independent Reviews of Fire Safety Engineering Reports and Regulation 1507 Certification
  • Regulation 1507 Compliance Certification of Illegal Building Works

BUILDING FIRE SAFETY AUDITS

  • Due Diligence Audits and Reports
  • BCA Audits and Reports
  • Fire Safety and Risk Audits and Reports
  • Aged Care Accreditation Inspections and Reports

 

ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES MAINTENANCE REPORTS

  • Passive and/or Active ESM Audits
  • Annual ESM Reports
  • Maintenance Determination under Regulation 1206

 

BCA PERFORMANCE BASED ASSESSMENTS

  • Peer Review of Fire Engineered or Performance Based Alternative Solutions
  • Fire Performance Based Assessments under Regulation 113

 

APPEALS AND MODIFICATIONS

  • Preparation of Building Appeals Board Modifications under s160
  • Appeals Against a Reporting Authority