VBA Actions for the week ending Friday 19 July 2019
A summary of VBA prosecutions, show cause notices, notices of decision, permit levy audits, proactive inspections and plumbing activities for the week.
Show Cause Notices
One show cause notice issued for alleged breaches of the Building Act and Domestic Building Contracts Act, including “licence lending”.
Notices of Decision
One notice of decision (involving three separate sites) issued for alleged breaches of the Building Act and the Domestic Building Contracts Act. Penalties are $12,500, plus three months’ suspension and a direction to undertake training.
19 site visits to train building surveyors.
158 inspections in 29 municipalities.
Statewide Cladding Audit
84 inspections completed across nine municipalities.
Six panels completed, of which three were rated High, two were rated Moderate and one was rated Low.
18 inspections scheduled for the week commencing Monday, 22 July 2019.