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The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information and guidance for builders, wet area installers, architects/building designers and building surveyors to achieve compliance of wet areas.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
18 Jan 2021
A complete list of building industry bulletins.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
15 Jan 2021
Reduced velocity aerator stack systems (RVASS) are sanitary stack systems that use specialised fittings and pipework configurations in order to eliminate the need for additional venting required in traditional sanitary stack systems.
Building and Energy
Technical standards
22 Dec 2020
The Building and Energy’s Building Compliance (B&E Building Compliance) compliance and enforcement policy: The B&E Building Compliance will effectively monitor and enforce compliance with the building service Acts through risk-based, intelligence-led activities founded on the principles set out in this policy.
Building and Energy
Policies
15 Dec 2020
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 and Energy
Fact sheet
11 Dec 2020
Licensed plumbing contractors are required to submit a drainage plumbing diagram when they are the responsible person for drainage plumbing work that involves the installation, alteration or...
Building and Energy
Form – notification
04 Dec 2020
This application form and fact sheet is used to apply for a restricted electrical licence on completion of a refrigeration and airconditioning apprenticeship. Obtaining a Restricted Electrical...
Building and Energy
Form – application
16 Nov 2020
This industry bulletin has been issued to remind the Western Australian plumbing industry of the requirement to test sanitary plumbing and sanitary drainage plumbing installations, and in the case of sanitary drainage plumbing work the requirement to notify the Plumbers Licensing Board (the Board) when the work has been completed.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
12 Nov 2020
Building and Energy has updated its Guidance on fire safety Performance Solutions to inform building surveyors, fire engineers, designers and others involved in developing and approving Performance...
Building and Energy
Guidance note
10 Nov 2020
Roughing it no longer has to be part of camping. Portable fridges, barbecues, cookers, outdoor heaters and other portable gas appliances can make camping holidays much more enjoyable. However, gas...
Building and Energy
Brochure
09 Nov 2020
As part of its risk-based audit program, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety – Building and Energy Division (Building and Energy) conducts general inspections to assess how well...
Building and Energy
Reports
09 Nov 2020
These application forms are used to restore a name to the Electrical Licensing Register.
Building and Energy
Form – application
28 Oct 2020
This application form is for an electrical contractor's licence and can only be issued to an individual (sole trader), firm (partnership) or body corporate.
Building and Energy
Form – application
28 Oct 2020
Building and Energy
Schedule
27 Oct 2020
This Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement is part of the first steps towards meeting the McGowan Government’s commitment to implement Recommendations 1, 2 and 6 of the report Building Confidence...
Building and Energy
Discussion paper
27 Oct 2020
The Amendment Regulations amend regulation 31A of the Building Regulations 2012 to simplify its transitional provisions by reducing the number of adoption dates for different editions of the Building...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
27 Oct 2020
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 and Energy
Reports
21 Oct 2020
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 and Energy
Reports
21 Oct 2020
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 and Energy
Fact sheet
21 Oct 2020
Report of the Building Commissioner for the financial year to 30 June 2020 . Construction Contracts Act 2004
Building and Energy
Reports
09 Oct 2020
This application is for: Renewing the inc. ID requirment for Electrical Workers, Electrical Contractors, In-house Installing Work and Gasfitting Permits.
Building and Energy
Form – application
06 Oct 2020
This technical note has been produced to provide technical information for plumbing work in accessible sanitary facilities. Australian standard, AS 1428 Design for access and mobility parts 1 and 2 are referenced in section E of the Plumbing Code of Australia 2019 (PCA). These standards list requirements of the lay out and clearances for plumbing fixtures in access bathrooms.
Building and Energy
Technical standards
05 Oct 2020
The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board (Board), officers with powers delegated by the Board and members of the Building Commission staff in making appropriate, consistent and legally defensible assessments of qualifications submitted by applicants for registration as painting practitioners.
Building and Energy
Policies
17 Sep 2020
The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board. (Board) and officers with powers delegated by the Board and members of the Building Commission staff in making appropriate, consistent and legally defensible assessments on the conduct of the Board's examinations for the purposes of assessing a person's knowledge and skills when applying for registration as a building service practitioner.
Building and Energy
Policies
17 Sep 2020

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