Single Site Transfers

If your transfer only relates to a single site, to transfer building surveyor functions, the transferring building surveyor must:

  1. Gain consent to the transfer from both the new building surveyor and the person who appointed the original building surveyor.
  2. Complete the Authority to Transfer Form (Applicable for Single Site Transfers only).
  3. Provide the completed Authority to Transfer Form (Applicable for Single Site Transfers only) to the new building surveyor.

The new building surveyor must:

  1. Complete the Authority to Transfer Form (Applicable for Single Site Transfers only).
  2. Provide a copy of the completed Authority to Transfer Form (Applicable for Single Site Transfers only) to the relevant Council, builder, owner and/or agent.

The new building surveyor will need to check with the relevant Council as to their notification process.

The transfer of building surveyor functions takes effect on the latest of:

  • the date a copy of the Transfer Form is given to the VBA; or
  • the date a copy of the Transfer Form is given to the relevant Council; or
  • the date specified in the Transfer Form on which the transfer is to take effect.