Services

From building permits to inspection services, our aim is to support Melbourne's building industry with professional, certified building surveying consulting services.

Building Consultancy

Our team is dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive and hassle-free experience throughout your project’s lifecycle, from obtaining a building permit to meeting all relevant building code regulations.

With meticulous attention to detail, we will prepare a complete application package that meets all the requirements set by your local building surveyor. This package will include all necessary regulatory forms and address any specific requests, accompanied by clear instructions for the applicant.

Our goal is to facilitate a smooth transition from application submission to the final approval of your building permit. Trust us to handle the complexities involved, allowing you to focus on your construction project without unnecessary delays or complications.

Building Permit Review
Building Permit Design Review

DESIGN REVIEWS AND DEVELOPMENT

Our expertise extends to conducting comprehensive assessments of both preliminary and working drawings, encompassing thorough evaluations of regulatory and technical aspects.

Before submitting your building permit application, we will meticulously analyse the drawings to identify any non-complying matters. In addition to highlighting these issues, we will offer risk mitigation strategies to address them effectively.

We will provide you with various options to achieve compliance while offering design advice tailored to your specific requirements. To ensure a well-informed final design, we will outline key actions to be taken based on our assessment, empowering you to make informed decisions.

PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS

Our team possesses the expertise to assist you in preparing comprehensive and certified performance solution documentation, allowing for deviations from the deemed-to-satisfy provisions outlined in the Building Code of Australia.

Recognising that your project may require alternative approaches to meet specific requirements, we will meticulously compile all necessary documentation to support your proposed performance solution.

Our goal is to ensure that your performance solution aligns with all relevant regulations and allows you to proceed with your project without interruptions.

Performance Solution Designs
Townhouses Built After Dispensation Application

Dispensation Applications

We can apply for any required relevant authority report and consent approvals or building modifications from the Building Appeals Board.

In many cases, your proposal may not necessitate a planning permit, but it could still require several exemptions to deviate from the building regulations’ specified site requirements. This process is commonly known as obtaining the report and consent of the Council.

We can assist you in developing a dispensation solution by working with your designer, builder and surveyor to achieve the best result possible for your project and submit an application to the relevent council on your behalf.

Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessments

If your property is situated in a designated bushfire prone area, we can provide you with a comprehensive Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment as per AS3959 regulations.

By conducting this assessment, we ensure that all necessary precautions and measures are considered to enhance the safety and resilience of your building against potential bushfire risks.

Our qualified team is well-versed in the intricacies of BAL assessments and will provide you with accurate and reliable information tailored to your specific location.

House Built In Area Requiring Bushfire Attack Level Assessment
Protection Works Being Performed In Residential Construction Project

Protection Works

We offer comprehensive preparation and advisory services tailored to matters related to the service of protection works notices.

Our team assists clients in preparing the necessary documentation for protection works notices, ensuring accuracy and adherence to regulations.

Additionally, we provide expert advice and guidance throughout the entire process, offering insights on the appropriate measures to implement and addressing any concerns or queries that may arise.

Inspection Services

We provide building inspection services for a range of mandatory and non-mandatory inspection matters, helping industry professionals identify hazards and potential design flaws.

Once the inspection process is complete, we will provide a comprehensive report with recommendations for improvements, including an assessment against compliance with current building regulations and assistance with rectification compliance pathways.

Residential Building Inspection Services
Client Advocacy For Building Project

Client Advocacy

We are able to provide building permit applicant advocacy, acting as a liaison between our clients and the relevant building surveyor.

We ensure that all documentation is accurately prepared with design issues addressed before submission, creating a smoother permit application process for both clients and the surveyors assessing each project.

Our team also offers project management services, overseeing all phases of the construction project from initial planning to final completion.

Design Documentation Templates

We offer technical and regulatory review of designer templates, including general notes, specifications, and more.

Our team can thoroughly examine design templates to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and provide recommendations for improvement.

With our assistance, designers can enhance the quality and accuracy of their documentation, helping to ensure a seamless and compliant construction process for those actioning their designs.

Design Documentation Template Being Adjusted
Residential Building Design Team Training

Design Team Training

Our experienced team can provide professional development sessions and training specifically tailored to enhance the knowledge of your design team.

Our training programs focus on the Building Act, Building Regulations, and Building Code of Australia, helping to ensure that your team is well-versed in the latest requirements and regulations for designers.

Through these sessions, we aim to provide your team with the necessary knowledge to navigate the complexities of the building industry and have more confidence in producing compliant design options.

Building Permits

We also provide statutory building permit services to the construction industry for our non-consultancy based clients

As the relevant building surveyor for your project, we can assses applications for a number of permit types, including retaining walls, garages, home additions and alterations and much more.

We offer these accredited permit assessment services to both industry professionals and home owners, helping ensure your next project meets all building code regulations and best practice standards.

Building Permit Approval

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