VBA Actions for the week ending 31 July 2020

Large-scale construction site next to on-ramp
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: 2

Complaints and Statutory Referrals

  • Warning letters issued: 2

Practitioner Discipline

  • Notices of Decision issued: 2
  • Letters issued before immediate suspension for registration/licensing matters: 4

Proactive Inspections

  • 244 inspections across 39 municipalities

Plumbing Audits

  • Audits: 119
  • Re-audits: 24
  • Inspections: 7

Statewide Cladding Audit

  • Inspections completed: 16
  • Buildings assessed by Advisory Reference Panels: 8
  • Of the buildings assessed by ARPs, six were rated high risk and two were rated moderate.