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Acquittal Guidelines for Councils

The Acquittal Guides have superseded previous Council Guides that were provided by the VBA. The Enforcement Guide is complimentary to the Acquittal Guides. Please note that these guides are used by the VBA and councils may have their own guidelines and policies which may differ to these.

Guide for EPS Concrete Validation

This document provides Municipal Building Surveyors (MBS) a guidance framework to follow when reviewing and considering cancelling enforcement issued on buildings that may have Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) concrete used as a cladding to the external walls. It also presents a general process to provide guidance to owners in providing show cause representation to the enforcement action by an MBS.