A summary of VBA prosecutions, show cause notices, notices of decision, permit levy audits, proactive inspections and plumbing activities for the week.
Investigations – Building
Prosecutions initiated: 1
Investigations – Plumbing
Warning letters issued: 1
Notices of Decision issued: 1
Letters issued before immediate suspension for registration/licensing matters: 6
271 inspections across 30 municipalities
Building Orders for Minor Work issued: 9
Building Appeals Board matters
A builder appealed against a VBA decision to issue a direction to fix requiring removal of all Alucobond Plus (Aluminium Composite Panels) from the external walls of a Class 5 and 6 building (BAB Case No. 451818). The Board upheld the VBA’s decision and dismissed the application.
Statewide Cladding Audit
Inspections completed: 13
Buildings assessed by Advisory Reference Panels: 8
Of the buildings assessed by ARPs, six were rated higher risk and two were rated moderate.