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Choose the right building designer

Are you shopping around to find the best building designer for your next project? Stop now because you just found it! We understand choosing the right person is difficult and it should be considered with thoroughly. We pride ourselves to provide you not only with a competent building design service but also with a building surveyor to check[…]

Certificate of Design Compliance

Since the 2nd of April 2012 a Building Surveyor in Perth has been able to work in a private company issuing, among other things, Certificates of Design Compliance (aka CDC’s) for buildings throughout Western Australia. Gone are the days of Building Licenses – we now have Building Permits. These CDC’s are what is required by the Council when[…]

WA raises the bar in terms of building design

The first stage of Design WA is now out and it is worth having a look! Alternatively, you can discuss this with one of our building surveyors. The Design WA Guidelines is a set of policies in terms of design quality and built form outcomes from large-scale structure planning to development applications and subdivision considerations. The[…]

Top 5 Tips for Fast Building Approvals

As a Building Surveyor this is something my clients value, after all – time is money. If you’ve ever been delayed by a local government you know how it feels to just want to get on and build! 1. Have your project assessed by a private Building Surveyor. At Perth Building Surveyor our turnaround time is usually 24-48[…]

Extensive training required for building surveyors

The NCC 2019 introduces some significant changes therefore it is important for us, building surveyors, to gain an in-depth understanding of the major changes before they take into effect in May 2019. The AIBS is “currently developing an extensive training schedule to assist building surveyors” as announced by Stephen Scimonello, the AIBS Professional Development Manager. We have[…]

What is a Building Surveyor?

Building Surveyor is a trained professional working in the community’s best interest to make sure buildings are safe, accessible and energy efficient. A Building Surveyor specializes in the interpretation of the Building Code of Australia and the Australian Standards referenced within it. Almost all structures in the built environment require a building permit and therefore require a Building[…]

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