Practice Note: Categories G to O

General (currently under Review)

PN-01 - Multi-Storey Residential Buildings - Domestic Warranty Insurance Exception

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-02: Building Envelopes and Part 5 of the Building Regulations 2018

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-10: Guarantees and Bonds

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-11: Definition of Building

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-29: Assessment Methods to meet the Performance Requirements of the NCC

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-30: Classification of Residential Care Buildings

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-37: Fire Related Performance Solutions

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-64: Determining a Building Classification

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-67: Application of the Building Code of Australia to Farm Buildings

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

PN-68: BCA classification - Small Live Music Venue

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review

Mandatory Notifications & Inspections

MI-01: Mandatory Notification Stages and Inspection of Building Work

This Practice Note provides guidance to practitioners on the requirements for the mandatory inspection of building work during construction, and:

  • Mandatory Inspection Requirements
  • Role of the RBS
  • Role of the Building Inspector
  • Role of the Builder
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MN-01: Notifying Council of Building Work and RBS Appointment

This Practice Note provides guidance on notifying council of building work and the appointment of the relevant building surveyor (RBS), and:

  • Notifying Council of PBS appointment - Section 80
  • Lodgement of building permit documents - Section 30
  • Approved checklist
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Notices & Orders

NO-01: Building Notices and Building Orders

This Practice Note provides guidance on building notices and building orders, and:

  • Role and responsibilities of Building Surveyors
  • Serving of Building Notice, Building Order and Emergency Order
  • Building Notices
  • Building Orders
  • Non-compliance with Building Orders
  • Emergency Orders
  • Appeals
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NO-02: Directions to Fix Building Work

This Practice Note provides guidance on formal and procedural matters relating to directions to fix building work, and:

  • The direction to fix building work process
  • Oral and written directions to fix building work
  • Role of the owner
  • Appealing a direction to fix building work
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Owner Builders (currently under Review)

PN-56: Owner Builder Certificate of Consent

This Practice Note is currently under review

Under Review