Useful resources 


How to design for a Performance Solution before lodging to the Building Surveyor

or the,

Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) under the International Fire Engineering Guidelines


Building Permit Application

Form 1 - Application for Building Permit

Building Permit Checklist

PN 32-2018 – When is a Building Permit Required

The builders new mandatory notification stages

*Structural Engineers reports only compliment the RBS role to perform this function for building code compliance review.

*The builder must notify the RBS at every stage during the construction to avoid referral to the VBA.

PN-69-2018 – Mandatory notification stages and inspection of building work 

Mandatory notification stages and inspections

Builder notification is not optional

S128 Immunity Compliance Certificates

Certificate of Compliance for proposed building work 

Certificate of Compliance for Building Work

Occupancy Permit Application

Form 15 - Application of Occupancy Permit (NEW)

Protection Works Notices

Form 7 - Protection Work Process

Form 8 - Protection Work Response Notice 


Acts and Regulations online

Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

Australian Standards online

Building Code of Australia and other codes

Country Fire Authority

Metropolitan Fire & Emergency Services Board

Property Council of Australia

Victorian Building Authority

International Fire Engineering Guidelines