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

BA7 Notice of Completion: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Act 2011 requires builders of all classes of buildings (houses, shops, factories, hospitals etc) to provide a notice of completion of the building works within seven days of completing the building works under the building permit. Under the Building Act 2011 the notice of completion served on the relevant Permit Authority… Read more