To: Tekcon Group Building Surveying
C/- Relevant Building Surveyor
PO Box 2391 Sunbury Vic 3429
Notes on Form 1
Note 1 Building Practitioner means:
(a) a building surveyor; or
(b) a building inspector; or
(c) a quantity surveyor; or
(d) an engineer engaged in the building industry; or
(e) a draftsperson who carries on a business of preparing plans for building work or preparing documentation relating to permits and permit applications; or
(f) a builder including a domestic builder; or
(g) a person who erects or supervises the erection of prescribed temporary structures; or
(h) a person responsible for a building project or any stage of a building project and who belongs to a class of people prescribed to be building practitioners but does not include -
(i) an architect; except in Part 9 and Sections 24(3) and 176(6) of the Act; or
(j) a person (other than a domestic builder) who does not carry on the business of building.
Note 2 Include building practitioners with continuing involvement in the building work.
Note 3 Include only building practitioners with no further involvement in the building work.
Note 4 The use of the building may also be subject to additional requirements under other legislation such as the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 and the Dangerous Goods Act 1985.
Note 5 If an owner builder there are restrictions on the sale of the building under 137B of the Building Act 1993. Section 137B prohibits an owner builder from selling a building on which domestic building work has been carried out within 6.5 years from the completion of the relevant building work unless they have satisfied certain requirements including obtaining compulsory insurance. The Victorian Building Authority maintains a current list of domestic insurance providers.
Note 6 Pursuant to section 205KA of the Building Act 1993 the owner of the building or land must notify the VBA within 28 days after the owner becomes aware of an increase in the final cost of building work exceeding $15,625.
For further information please contact the VBA on 1300 241 104 or https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/building/bams
The building permit application will be assessed for compliance with the deemed-to-satisfy measures of the Building Code of Australia unless the designer nominates specific alternative design solutions.
Pursuant to section 78 of the Building Act (Act) 1993 it is an offence to appoint Tekcon Group Pty Ltd if another building surveyor has already commenced to carry out functions set out under the Act. The applicant declares that another private building surveyor has not previously been appointed to issue a building permit for the building work concerned.
Authority of Agents
Pursuant to Section 248 of the Building Act 1993 a person must not act on behalf of an owner of a building or land for the purposes of making any application, appeal or referral under the Building Act 1993 or Building Regulations 2018 unless the person is authorised in writing by the owner to do so.
Personal information requested on this form is for the purposes of dealing with the building permit application and associated functions. It will be used solely by Tekcon Group Pty Ltd for this primary purpose or other directly related purposes.