VBA Actions for the week ending Friday 5 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

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

Notices of decision

  • One notice of decision was issued for alleged breaches of the Building Act and the Domestic Building Contracts Act.

Prosecutions

  • Five matters were mentioned in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. All were adjourned to allow the accused to seek legal advice.

Levy audits

  • Eight visits to building surveyors undertaken.

Proactive inspections

  • 280 inspections in 30 municipalities.
  • Three Building Orders for Minor Works issued.

Plumbing audits

  • Audits: 92
  • Re-audits: 26
  • Inspections: 16
  • Re-inspections: 0