BUILDING WORK SUPERVISOR FOR OWNER BUILDERS

Owner Builder

Responsibilities

When it comes to building your own home in Adelaide, an owner builder has many responsibilities and legislative hurdles to jump over. 

This includes:

  • Obtaining Development Approval

  • Lodging certificates of indemnity insurance with the authorities

  • Informing the owner(s) who have adjoined properties regarding the intention of initiating a building work which may affect their properties

  • Informing council at prescribed stages of the construction work

  • Complying with Part A of the Statement of Compliance which certifies that the building work has been completed in accordance with the approved documentation and signed by a registered building work supervisor or private certifier

What is a Statement of 

Compliance?

As an owner builder you are responsible for the building work that you have undertaken. If you sell the building, legal action may be taken against you for economic loss or rectification costs resulting from defective work for a period of up to ten years from the date of completion of the building work.

 

The Statement of Compliance establishes the date from which the ten year liability period commences.

What does a Building Work Supervisor do?

A building work supervisor oversees the entire construction project from beginning to the end to ensure construction is compliant to applicable building standards and can provide you with peace of mind that the work performed is not defective.

 

As an owner builder is required to comply with Part A of the Statement of Compliance which certifies that the building work has been completed in accordance with the approved documentation and signed by a building work supervisor or private certifier it is important that a building works supervisor is involved in the project from the beginning

 

Here at Hazard & Building Inspections Adelaide, as we are a registered builder, we have the skills, experience and licences to offer a building inspection service for Owner Builders which will allow you to fulfil necessary requirements and execute the building work with peace of mind.

Want to find out more?

Call 0449 165 298

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