Aged Care Audits: Building Acts 2011: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that aged care audits are conducted to the certification instrument set down by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Building Act 2011 and Building Regulation 2012. Aged Care Audits give the Aged Care service provider an understanding of their status prior to being formerly assessed or prior to applying for a Certificate of… Read more

Building Regulations 2012: Building Permit Process

WA – HENDRY building surveyors are able to provide clients with a certificate of design compliance for buildings ranging from minor works through to the construction of multi-storey buildings. This certificate of design compliance forms an integral part of the building permit issued by the relevant building authority and is relied upon by the building authority in issuing the building… Read more

Occupancy Permit Refusal: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise applicants who are aggrieved with decisions made by a Permit Authority (i.e. Local Government refusing to issue an Occupancy Permit) can seek a review of those decisions by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) under the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012. The applicant can appeal to grant an Occupancy Permit… (more) Building Legislation… Read more

Building Permit Flow Chart: Building Regulations 2012

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise clients to get a better understanding of the building permit process under the Building Act 2011, Building Regulations 2012 and Building Code of Australia should view our Building Permit Flowchart… (more) Building Legislation Table Refer to our Building Legislation Table for further information on the Certificate of Design Compliance, Certificate of Building Compliance and… Read more

Flowchart: Building Act 2011: Building Regulations 2012: Occupancy Permit

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that our Occupancy Permit Flowchart describes the process once a Certificate of Construction Compliance is issued for a Class 2-9 Building and the involvement of the Applicant with the Permit Authority under the Building Act 2011 and Building Regulations 2012 in receiving the Occupancy Permit… (more) Building Legislation Table Refer to our Building Legislation… Read more

Building Regulations 2012: Building Act 2011: Work Affecting Other Land

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Act 2011 in Part 6 ‘Work affecting other Land’ contains provisions to safeguard the interests of the adjoining landowner that may be affected by building works by requiring an adjoining landowner consent. Part 6 of the Building Act 2011 provides a framework for builders to follow should any of the works… Read more

WA: Energy Efficiency Compliance: Nathers

WA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Commission has published Advisory Notes AN022 and AN023 and Industry Bulletin IB007 detailing issues surrounding compliance with the energy efficiency requirements for housing in the National Construction Code (NCC) using Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) accredited software. The purpose of this Industry Bulletin is to clarify the Building Commission’s interpretation… Read more