Victoria Building Regulations

VIC – HENDRY building surveyors advise that a building owner, occupier or owner’s agent for a building inherits obligations under various statutory Victoria Building Legislation (including the Building Act 1993) to ensure building works (under a building permit), alteration, occupation of a building and the inspection, testing and maintenance of nominated essential safety measures are complied with as required… (more)… Read more

Occupancy Permit: Certificate of Occupancy: Building Act 1993: Building Regulations

VIC – HENDRY building surveyors provide in this article the basics behind the issuing of an occupancy permit (certificate of occupancy) for a building: The Building Act 1993, Building Regulations 2006 and the Building Code of Australia all have a hand in determining what goes into an occupancy permit issued by the building surveyor. What is an Occupancy Permit? An… Read more

Certificate of Occupancy: Statement of Compliance: Schedule 19A: Building Regulations

SA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that before the issuing of a certificate of occupancy the builder and owner must lodge under the Development Act 1993 a completed Statement of Compliance known as a Schedule 19A after the completion of building works under a building rules certification… (more) Building Legislation Table Refer to our Building Legislation table for further information on… Read more

Certificate of Occupancy: Building Regulations

SA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that a building owner or tenant must not occupy a building on which building work has been carried out under a building rules certification unless a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued for the building. Under Section 67 of the Development Act 1993 a Certificate of Occupancy is required for buildings Class 2 to… Read more

Certificate of Occupancy: Occupancy Permit: Building Act 1993

VIC – HENDRY building surveyors provide in this article provides the basics behind the issuing of an occupancy permit (certificate of occupancy) for a building: The Building Act 1993, Building Regulations 2006 and the Building Code of Australia (BCA) all have a hand in determining what goes into an occupancy permit issued by the building surveyor. What is an Occupancy Permit? An occupancy… Read more

Certificate of Occupancy: Development Act

SA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that building surveyors provide clients with a certificate of occupancy upon the completion of building works stemming from a building rules certification under the Development Act. We see the need to provide an explanation of the process in obtaining an a certificate of occupancy, as a number of stakeholders are confused or lack adequate knowledge… Read more

Certificate of Occupancy: Building Surveyors: Building Regulations

SA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that a building owner or tenant must not occupy a building on which building work has been carried out unless a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued for the building. Under Section 67 of the Development Act 1993 a Certificate of Occupancy is required for buildings Class 2 to Class 9 under the Building… Read more

Occupancy Permit: Building Act 1993: Building Regulations 2006

VIC – HENDRY building surveyors provide in this article provides the basics behind the issuing of an occupancy permit (certificate of occupancy) for a building: The Building Act 1993, Building Regulations 2006 and the Building Code of Australia (BCA) all have a hand in determining what goes into an occupancy permit issued by the building surveyor. What is an Occupancy Permit? An occupancy… Read more

Illegal Occupation: Building Regulations: Building Permits

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that building owners and managers should be aware that at the completion of any significant alteration or refurbishment work under the building regulations and Building Code of Australia requiring a building permit or building approval, still requires final sign off as part of the approval process, that is Certificate of Occupancy / Certificate of Classification. The absence of a statutory Certificate of Occupancy as… Read more