VBA Actions for the week ending 2 October 2020

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

Investigations (Building)

  • Warning letters issued: 2
  • Referrals for potential prosecution: 4

Investigations (Plumbing)

  • Warning letters issued: 2

Complaints and Statutory Referrals

  • A registered building surveyor was issued a warning letter for accepting an appointment when another surveyor had already been appointed for the same work.
  • A registered builder was issued a warning letter for failing to call for a mandatory inspection.

Practitioner Discipline

  • Show Cause Notices issued: 2
  • Half-day oral representations: 1
  • Letters sent before immediate suspension for registration and licensing matters: 1

Proactive Inspections

  • 201 inspections across 25 municipalities

Plumbing Audits

  • Audits: 168
  • Re-audits: 1
  • Inspections: 5

Statewide Cladding Audit

  • Inspections completed: 1