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 Class 9 under the Building Code of Australia (BCA). A Certificate of Occupancy is not required for a Class 1a or 10 building. A Certificate of Occupancy will be granted providing the building surveyor considers the building is suitable for

Building Permit: Illegal Occupation: Building Regulations

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 a formal sign off leaves the property owner, tenant and facility manager exposed to the possibility of non compliant building works, an unsafe building and future fire safety audits and upgrades, as

Occupancy Permit: Doesn’t Confirm Your Building Complies

VIC – HENDRY building surveyors advise building owners and property managers to be aware of 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 occupancy permit (Certificate of Occupancy) is a statutory document issued under the Building Act 1993 and the Building Regulations 2006. When it is issued it is not a legal document that states your building

Lapsed Building Permits: Building Act 1993: Building Regulations 2006

VIC - Hendry building surveyors advise that a building permit is considered to have lapsed if the building works have not commenced by the statutory commencement date, or have not been completed by the statutory completion date... (more) Building Legislation Table Refer to our Building Legislation Table for further information on the building permit process including the certificate of occupancy. Further Advice For building surveying consultancy advice please contact our closest Hendry office by clicking here.  

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 occupancy permit (Certificate of Occupancy) is a statutory document issued under the Building Act 1993 and the Building Regulations 2006. When it is issued it is not a legal document that states your building complies with all the provisions of

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 permit (Certificate of Occupancy) is a statutory document issued under the Building Act 1993 and the Building Regulations 2006. When it is issued it is not a legal document that states your building complies with all the provisions of the

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 permit (Certificate of Occupancy) is a statutory document issued under the Building Act 1993 and the Building Regulations 2006. When it is issued it is not a legal document that states your building complies with all the provisions of the

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 a formal sign off leaves the property owner, tenant and facility manager exposed to the possibility of non compliant building works, an unsafe building and future fire safety audits and upgrades, as well as possible insurance implications, with the additional costs