Building Regulations 2012: Occupancy Permit

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that an Occupancy Permit is required to be issued for a Class 2-9 building by the relevant Permit Authority (i.e. local government) prior to the occupation of the building under the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012. In order to obtain an occupancy permit from the relevant Permit Authority you will need to… Read more

Occupancy Permit: Building Act 2011: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that an occupancy permit is required to be issued for a Class 2-9 building under the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012 by the Permit Authority. The Occupancy Permit Flow Chart below describes the sequences of events under the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012: Building Legislation Table Refer to our Building Legislation table for further information on the occupancy permit and building permit process including… Read more

Certificate of Building Compliance: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that a Certificate of Building Compliance certifies that an existing building complies with the applicable building standard i.e. Building Act 2011, Building Regulations 2012 and the Building Code of Australia. For an existing building that was constructed under the building laws of the time, the standards for a Certificate of Building Compliance are those… Read more

Building Permit Exemption: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Act 2011 in Part 5 ‘Circumstances in which building permits demolition or occupancy permits not required’, exempts a number of building works under the Building Regulations 2010 from the need to obtain a building permit, occupancy permit and demolition permit from a Permit Authority… (more) Building Legislation Table Refer to our… Read more

Weatherproofing Metal Roof Projections: Building Regulations

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Commission has issues a technical note that provides building practitioners with information on how to comply with the relevant Australian Standards under the building regulations when installing projections through metal roof surfaces, such as pipes, ducts and chimneys, to ensure compliant flashing is provided… (more)

Court Order: Work Affecting Other Land: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Act 2011 in Section 83 work affecting other land allows for intervention by the Magistrates Court to determine an application of work affecting other land before a building permit can be issued. The following work affecting other land court order flowchart describes the building regulation process. Building Legislation Table Refer to… Read more

Building Permit Documentation: Building Act 2011: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012 by specific reference to referring authorities, Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Australian Standards, stipulates certain documents to be provided to a building surveyor upon certified application or uncertified applications for a building permit. Clients must be aware that the following building regulations Building Permit… Read more

Building Permit Applicaiton: Building Act 2011: Building Regulations

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Act 2011 requires building regulations Permit Authorities (Local Government) to play a pivotal role for the construction sector in relation to building regulation compliance, enforcement and the granting of a demolition permit, building permit and an occupancy permit. Permit Authorities will ensure that all statutory building regulation requirements for the lodgement… Read more