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This technical note has been published to clarify the requirements for overflow relief gullies and that the installation of a reflux valve does not remove these requirements.
Building Commission
Technical standards
20 May 2019
Building Commission
Technical standards
14 May 2019
Residential building work contracts in Western Australia are governed by the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act). If residential building work valued over $20,000 is to be undertaken, the Act...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
08 May 2019
This technical note has been issued to clarify the current support and fixing requirements in the Deemed to Satisfy Provisions of the Plumbing Code of Australia. These are listed in AS/NZS 3500:2003...
Building Commission
Technical standards
03 May 2019
This technical note has been produced to provide technical information on access facilities for the disabled. Australian standard, AS 1428 Design for access and mobility parts 1 and 2 are referenced...
Building Commission
Technical standards
03 May 2019
Building Commission
Technical standards
03 May 2019
Infringement Notices under the Building Act 2011 , Building Services (Complaint Resolution and Administration) Act 2011, Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 and associated regulations. The...
Building Commission
Guidance note
30 Apr 2019
A complete list of the Building Commission's industry bulletins.
Building Commission
Bulletin
30 Apr 2019
This industry bulletin advises that the Commerce Regulations Amendment (Infringement Notices) Regulations 2019 (the Amendment Regulations) was published in the Government Gazette on Friday 26 April...
Building Commission
Bulletin
29 Apr 2019
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). Please note: From 1...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
17 Apr 2019
This industry bulletin has been issued to inform the Western Australian plumbing industry of changes coming into effect from 1 May 2019. The changes apply to the following legislation: Plumbers...
Building Commission
Bulletin
12 Apr 2019
The building legislation of Western Australia requires new building work to comply with the Building Code of Australia (BCA). The term building work includes the renovation, alteration, extension,...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
27 Mar 2019
Updates to some of the Building Commissioner approved forms have been made in order to align with recent amendments to the Building Regulations 2012 addressing administrative matters around the...
Building Commission
Bulletin
27 Mar 2019
The Building Amendment Regulations 2019 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 26 March 2019. The Amendment Regulations come into effect on 1 May 2019. The Amendment...
Building Commission
Bulletin
27 Mar 2019
This bulletin is to clarify the requirements of the Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000, regulation 45 and Schedule 1.
Building Commission
Bulletin
21 Mar 2019
This document provides guidance for post-May 2016 private swimming pools and details the applicable building standards for their safety barriers as detailed in Regulation 31C of the Building...
Building Commission
Bulletin
08 Mar 2019
The Building Commissioner is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the operation of the building services Acts and administering the Building Services Board (the Board) that governs the...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
01 Mar 2019
Conciliation is a process whereby parties, with the help of a conciliator, meet to identify issues, develop solutions to the problem and explore ways to reach an agreement. This publication is a...
Building Commission
Information
05 Feb 2019
Consumers need to be aware that painting work is by law a regulated building service in Western Australia. Under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 (the Registration Act) a person (the...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
05 Feb 2019
The cost of building a house can be affected by the nature of the site. It is wise to investigate the suitability of the site before selecting a block of land. When choosing a block When selecting a...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
23 Jan 2019
This Quick Reference Guide provides general guidance and direction for subcontractors engaged in the Western Australian building and construction industry regarding common rights and obligations. The...
Building Commission
Flyers
23 Jan 2019
When dealing with building disputes relating to a regulated building service, Building and Energy may require the parties to a complaint to provide further details about the complaint. These further...
Building Commission
Guidance note
23 Jan 2019
When dealing with building disputes relating to a regulated building service, Building and Energy may require the parties to a complaint to provide further details about the complaint. These further...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
23 Jan 2019
Guidelines for applying for owner-builder approval from the Building Services Board.
Building Commission
Form – application
22 Jan 2019
Building work, including construction, erection, assembley or placement of buildings or incidental structures, site work or demolition work, may adversely affect neighbouring properties and adjoining...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019

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