Guide to Standards and Tolerances WA 2019

Every year thousands of homes are constructed or renovated in Western Australia. While most building projects are completed successfully, occasionally there may be concerns or unmet expectations that result in a dispute.

The Western Australia guide to standards and tolerances 2019 (the Guide) has been developed for builders and building owners to use as a convenient reference to the minimum technical standards and quality of work in residential building construction. The Guide provides references to relevant areas of legislation and gives guidance on areas of building standards that are not covered by legislation. 

The Guide can be used to help resolve disputes about the quality and standards of work. However, it should be understood that this document is intended as a guide only, all other documents stating statutory and contractual requirements take precedence over this Guide.

Building and Energy
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Last updated 25 Nov 2019

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