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Application form to modify or set aside plumbing standards.
Building Commission
Form – application
05 Nov 2018
Western Australia's Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed: prior to the sale or transfer of ownership; where a dwelling...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
02 Nov 2018
An important role of Building and Energy is to assist consumers to resolve building disputes with building service providers. A building dispute is a disagreement about the carrying out of a...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
02 Nov 2018
Termites, often referred to as ‘white ants’, serve an important function in nature by feeding off dead trees and converting them into organic matter. Unfortunately for us, the wood in buildings and...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
31 Oct 2018
Proforma notice of proposed complaint under the Building Services (Complaint Resolution and Administration) Regulations 2011 .
Building Commission
Form – notification
23 Oct 2018
The Building Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2018 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 5 October 2018. The Amendment Regulations create new regulation 31HA in the...
Building Commission
Bulletin
05 Oct 2018
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) contacted all government departments and agencies (agencies) regarding the risk presented by combustible cladding and requested that...
Building Commission
Reports
30 Sep 2018
A breakdown of the number and general location of buildings identified as being within the scope of the Western Australian state-wide cladding audit.
Building Commission
Reports
28 Sep 2018
The Building Services (Registration) Amendment Regulations 2018 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on Friday 21 September 2018. The Amendment Regulations can be...
Building Commission
Bulletin
25 Sep 2018
Feedback from industry participants regarding Industry Bulletin 71 Paint adhesion to white set plaster has prompted further advice be issued to building practitioners to assist in obtaining a durable...
Building Commission
Bulletin
19 Sep 2018
Progress report This report is in response to recommendation 7 of the Ombudsman Western Australia (Ombudsman) report titled Investigation into ways to prevent or reduce deaths of children by drowning...
Building Commission
Reports
18 Sep 2018
This bulletin is to provide general guidance on typical bushfire construction details that should be included within plans and specifications that are listed in a certificate of design compliance.
Building Commission
Bulletin
14 Sep 2018
The Building Code of Australia (BCA) 2016 bushfire performance requirements GP5.1 and P2.3.4 require certain residential buildings (being Class 1, Class 2 or Class 3 buildings and associated Class...
Building Commission
Bulletin
14 Sep 2018
What is eNotice? eNotice is a web based facility for the electronic lodgement of Notices of intention and Certificates of compliance for plumbing work (excluding multi-entry).
Building Commission
Fact sheet
14 Sep 2018
What is an application to modify or set aside plumbing standards in Western Australia? A licensed plumbing contractor is able to lodge an application on the approved form together with the payment of...
Building Commission
Guidance note
12 Sep 2018
There are many types of portable pools, ranging from small plastic or inflatable paddling pools, specifically designed for young children, to larger more solid inflatable pools or flexible sided...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
24 Aug 2018
Please note the 12 month transition period for water meters to comply with the WaterMark certification scheme in this bulletin has been revised to 24 months. The requirement for all water meters to...
Building Commission
Bulletin
16 Aug 2018
This industry bulletin provides guidance on developing performance solutions for housing projects. The information is based on material available at the time of publication and may be subject to...
Building Commission
Bulletin
13 Aug 2018
This technical note has been produced to provide information on the connection of vents in plumbing installations that contain trade waste apparatus. It is to be read in conjunction with the...
Building Commission
Technical standards
06 Aug 2018
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety administers the Building Services (Complaint Resolution and Administration) Regulations 2011. A series of reviews have been conducted to ensure...
Building Commission
Bulletin
24 Jul 2018
Background This framework document has been devised to set out what might be considered ‘exceptional circumstances’ with reference to Regulation 16(3) of the Building Services (Complaint Resolution...
Building Commission
Guidance note
24 Jul 2018
Notice of intention/certificate of compliance and multi-entry certificate order form.
Building Commission
Form – application
06 Jul 2018
Pursuant to Regulation 45 of the Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000, the installation fee is payable in respect of plumbing work for a new building, or an extension to an...
Building Commission
Schedule
06 Jul 2018
Building Commission
Schedule
29 Jun 2018

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