VBA Actions for the week ending Friday 31 May 2019

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

Proactive inspections

  • 228 inspections in 28 municipalities.

Plumbing activities

  • Audits: 77
  • Re-audits: 28
  • Inspections: 11

Show cause notices

  • Three show cause notices were issued for alleged breaches of the Building Act and Domestic Building Contracts Act.

Magistrates’ Court

  • A practitioner pleaded guilty to carrying out work outside of what was permitted in their building permit. They were fined $10,000, with costs awarded to the VBA.