Audit

Site Inspection Report

DA / CC Information (if applicable)

Street Address

Suburb
Date of inspection
SITE CONTROLS
Type of Inspection
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

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

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
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Site sketches