VBA Actions for the week ending Friday 12 July 2019

VBA inspector with tablet computer
A summary of VBA prosecutions, show cause notices, notices of decision, permit levy audits, proactive inspections and plumbing activities for the week.

Matters finalised

  • One matter was finalised at VCAT.

Compliance and enforcement

  • Site visits to train building surveyors: 11
  • One warning letter issued to a building practitioner.

Proactive inspections

  • 198 inspections completed in 28 municipalities.
  • One Building Order for Minor Works issued.

Plumbing audits

  • Audits: 91
  • Re-audits: 15
  • Inspections: 17
  • Re-inspections: 2

Statewide Cladding Audit

  • 19 inspections completed across seven municipalities.
  • Five buildings assessed by an expert panel.
  • One building identified as being of extreme risk.
  • 11 inspections currently scheduled for the week commencing Monday, 15 July 2019.