VBA Actions for the week ending Friday, 1 March 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

  • 1 X CB-L for carrying out work without a building permit carrying out work outside of their registered class of builder, entering into a major domestic building contract that did not comply with the Domestic Building Contracts Act, failure to be covered by the appropriate insurance and engaging in false and misleading conduct.
  • 1 x BS-U due to unprofessional conduct and failing to ensure the building work would comply with the permit.

Notice of decision

  • 1 x CB-U/DB-U practitioner was immediately suspended.

Proactive Inspections

  • 102 proactive inspections across 21 municipalities.

Plumbing Audits

  • 248 risk-based plumbing audits
  • 33 drain inspections