Information

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

Site Inspection Report

  • Type of Inspection

  • DA / CC Information (if applicable)

  • Street Address

  • Suburb

  • Date of inspection

  • SITE CONTROLS

  • PRE-COMMENCEMENT

SITE PREPARATION & SERVICES

  • Excavations adjacent to adjoining buildings

  • Surface water drainage

  • Sub-soil drainage

  • Stormwater drainage

  • Sewer drainage / OSSM

  • Potable water supply & Plumbing

FOOTINGS AND SLABS

  • Excavations and filling

  • Site classification

  • Termite management

  • Installation of services

  • Vapour barrier

  • Edge rebates

  • Concrete and reinforcement

  • Minimum edge beam dimensions

  • Shrinkage control

  • Stump footings

MASONRY

  • Unreinforced masonry

  • Reinforced masonry

  • Weatherproofing of masonry

  • Masonry accessories

FRAMING

  • Sub-floor ventilation

  • Floor framing

  • Termite protection

  • Timber / Steel members & spans

  • Installation of services

  • Structural steel members

  • Corrosion protection

  • Plumbing and other services

ROOF & WALL CLADDING

  • Roof tiles, fixings and flashings

  • Sheet roofing corrosion protection

  • Sheet roofing fixings and flashings

  • Gutter size and fall

  • Downpipe sizes and spacings

  • Cladding fixings & stud spacings

  • Cladding flashings to openings

GLAZING

  • Windows & framed Sliding Doors to AS 2047

  • Doors and side panels Grade A Safety Glass

  • Visibility of glazing

  • Other external and internal glazing to AS 1288

  • Bathroom glazing

  • Glazing less than 500mm above floor level

FIRE SAFETY

Fire separation

  • 900mm to allotment boundary

  • 1800mm to another building

  • Class 10a buildings OK

  • Carport exemption

  • Allowable encroachments

  • Separating walls

  • Fire hazard properties of sarking and flexible ductwork

  • Location of combustible roof lights

Smoke alarms

  • To AS 3786 & connected to consumer mains

  • 1a location - between bedrooms & remainder, any other storey with bedrooms<br>

  • 1b location - in every bedroom, every corridor & between remainder, in every storey

  • 1b Lighting to assist evacuation

Heating appliances

  • Open fire construction - heart, rear & side walls

  • Chimney construction

  • Insert fireplaces & flues to AS 2918

  • Free standing fireplaces to AS 2918 and clearances

Bushfire areas

  • Site assessment

  • Vehicular access

  • Water supply

  • Asset Protection Zones

Construction to AS 3959

  • Bushfire resistant timbers

  • Cladding materials

  • Doors, door frames and window frames

  • Glazing

  • Screening to windows and external gaps

  • Garage door protection

  • Water, electricity & gas services

HEALTH & AMENITY

  • Wet areas to AS 3740 & external areas to AS 4654

  • Full floor treatment to un-enclosed showers

  • Room Heights 2.4 habitable, 2.1 other, 2.0 stairs

Facilities

  • Kitchen, bathroom, laundry and WC required

  • Sanitary compartment doors

  • Joinery & other fixtures

Light

  • Natural light to habitable rooms by windows with 10% of floor area

  • Natural light to habitable rooms by roof lights with 3% of floor area

  • Artificial light OK to non-habitable wc, bath, laundry

Ventilation

  • Ventilation to habitable rooms, wc, bath, laundry by windows with 5% of floor area

  • Ventilation to wc, bath, laundry by mechanical ventilation to exterior or ventilated roof

  • Location of sanitary compartments

Sound insulation

  • Rw + Ctr of 50 to all areas (40 to ducts)

  • Discontinuous construction between bathroom, wc, laundry, kitchen & habitable rooms (other than kit) in adjoining Class 1 building

  • Construction details and services<br>

SAFE MOVEMENT & ACCESS

  • Vehicular access and parking

  • Stair Risers (115 - 190) & Treads (240 - 355) 2R + G = 550 - 700

  • Openings between risers less than 125mm

  • Landing location and length

  • Balustrade height and openings less than 125mm or as per table for wire handrails

  • Handrail location and height

  • Windows to bedrooms with FL more than 2m above surface below and sill less than 1.7m above FL

  • Windows to other rooms with FL more than 4m above surface below

SWIMMING POOLS

Internal Fences & Barriers

  • Barrier location satisfactory

  • Barrier sufficiently rigid and durable

  • Barrier 1200mm high measured on the outside and non-climbable

  • No gaps of 100mm or more through, under or around the barrier

  • 900mm NCZ's present on the outside of the barrier

  • 300mm NCZ on the inside of open style barriers

Boundary Fences & Barriers

  • Boundary barriers 1800mm high measured on the inside

  • 900mm NCZ on the inside top of the barrier

  • 1800mm high boundary fences extend past internal fences by at least 900mm

  • Adjoining fences less than 50mm wide or outside the NCZ

Gates

  • All gates swing outward from the pool area

  • All gates self close and self latch from any position

  • All gate releases at least 1500mm above the surface below

  • Where not 1500 high, gate releases shielded by a 150mm wide barrier

Windows, Doors & Balconies

  • No doors opening into the pool area

  • Window openings greater than 10mm protected by security screens

  • Balconies more than 900mm clear of the pool area

Signage & Water Re-circulation Systems

  • Resuscitation chart displayed in a prominent location

  • Swimming pool water recirculation system certified to AS 1926.3

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • BASIX Certificate

  • Alternative water supply and landscaping

  • Building fabric & insulation

  • Glazing

  • Ventilation

  • Lighting, power & hot water

  • Heating & cooling

ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

  • High Wind Areas (more than N3)

  • Flood Hazard Areas

STRUCTURAL DESIGN MANUALS

  • Design to AS 1170

OTHER MATTERS

  • DEVELOPMENT IS PERMISSIBLE?

  • PLANNING AND DCP CONTROLS SATISFIED?

  • DA CONDITIONS TO BE SATISFIED

  • CERTIFICATES TO BE PROVIDED

INSPECTION RESULT

  • GENERAL COMMENTS

  • INSPECTION RESULT

  • David Tyler BPB 1804 Ballina Shire Council Ph. 02 6686 1415

ADMINISTRATION

  • Administration tasks to be carried out

  • Quality Score

ATTACHMENTS

  • Photos

  • Site sketches

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