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Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
If you want to trade as a special retail shop you must apply for a certificate. Qualified applications will be processed promptly and free of charge. Lodging an application An application can be...
Consumer Protection
Form – application
24 Oct 2019
Application for Modification or Non-Application of Building Standard
Building and Energy
Form – application
04 Jul 2016

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Announcements

As previously advised the Minister for Commerce Michael Mischin MLC announced an increase to the Building Services Levy (BSL). The new BSL fees (outlined below) have now been gazetted and will come into effect on 1 July 2015 . Application types Building Services Levy Over $45,000 $45,000 or less Building permit or demolition permit 0.137% of the value of the work $61.65 Occupancy permit or...
Building and Energy
Department News
06 May 2015
The Building Commission conducted a survey of home owners, local governments and builders in February and March 2015 to review the requirement for owners to sign a building permit application form. These stakeholders were surveyed on: Their awareness of the current exemption; The requirement for owners to give consent to a building permit application form being submitted to the local government;...
Building and Energy
Department News
28 Apr 2015
The National Construction Code 2015 (NCC) is provided as a preview of requirements that will be adopted on 1 May 2015 and it's now available online for FREE!
Building and Energy
Department News
13 Apr 2015
The Fire and Emergency Services Amendment Bill 2014 ('the FES Bill'), which was recently introduced into Parliament, creates a head of power in the Fire and Emergency Services Act 1998 to allow the Fire and Emergency Services ('FES') Commissioner to make orders designating areas of the State as bushfire-prone.
Building and Energy
Department News
07 Apr 2015
The National Energy Efficient Buildings Project (NEEBP) is working to improve energy efficiency in new buildings, renovations and additions, on behalf of the Commonwealth, state and territory governments.
Building and Energy
Department News
07 Apr 2015
Commerce Minister Michael Mischin has announced a package of regulatory reforms to help Western Australia’s building and plumbing industries save money and work more efficiently.
Building and Energy
Department News
31 Mar 2015
The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) is hosting a seminar on the challenges of a multi-storey high rise residential fire. During this seminar Chief Officer David Youssef of the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, Victoria (MFB) will explore the challenges of a multi-storey high rise residential fire based on learnings from a structure fire that...
Building and Energy
Department News
07 Apr 2015
The Building Commission has released the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (CRIS) as the first part of the public comment phase of the statutory review of the Architects Act 2004 . The review addresses some broad policy issues concerning the need to register architects, the adoption of a national recognition model, whether to extend the registration of architects to other building design...
Building and Energy
Department News
27 Feb 2015
Reforms to the building approvals process for single residential housing will reduce time delays, giving owners and builders greater certainty about when building work can start.
Building and Energy
Department News
10 Nov 2014
The implementation of Western Australia’s new building laws was the first step towards moving our state towards a risk-based system of building regulation.
Building and Energy
Department News
15 Apr 2014

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