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Building Act 2016 Approved Forms

Approved by the Director of Building Control as at 1 January 2017

Approved Forms are specified in the Building Act 2016 (the Act) and the Building Regulations 2016 (the regulations). The Director of Building Control has approved the following forms as templates for use in the administration of the Act. The forms are limited to the matters, things or actions that are required to be undertaken under the Act or the regulations. This includes making applications and compliance actions. Most forms are for the exclusive use by council officers or building surveyors. The Director will provide electronic copies to councils or building surveyors on request. The new forms must be used from 1 January 2017.

Changes to the Regulations

It is important to be aware that plumbing regulations are no longer separate and are now included in the Building Regulations 2016.

Using the forms

  • Exercise care when completing the forms.
  • Read the Act or the relevant regulations, and in particular the section or regulation referred to, before use.
  • Make sure you understand the form being used
  • Include all relevant information.

Appeals

The forms for all appeals or applications made under the Building Act 2016 and the Building Regulations 2016 (including plumbing) are available on the website of the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal (RMPAT).

These forms are intended for printing purposes only. Please Contact Us if you have problems viewing or printing the forms or need them in a different format.

Forms for the Building Act 2016

NoNameSectionIssued byIssued toCopy toReissued 1 July 2014?

2 Application for Building Permit (DOC, pages) 139 O; A PA
72A Application for Certificate of Completion - Building Work (DOC, 1 pages) 104, 153 O; A BS; PA
72C Application for Certificate of Completion - Demolition Work (DOC, 1 pages) 203, 127 O; A BS; PA
72B Application for Certificate of Completion - Plumbing Work (DOC, 1 pages) O; A PA
79A Application for Certificate of Likely Compliance - Notice of Work - Building Work (DOC, 2 pages) 130, 97 O; A; B BS
79C Application for Certificate of Likely Compliance - Notice of Work - Demolition Work (DOC, 2 pages) 180, 120 O; A; B; Dem BS
79B Application for Certificate of Likely Compliance - Notice of Work - Plumbing Work (DOC, 2 pages) 108 O; A; P PA
8 Application for Certificate of Substantial Compliance (DOC, 2 pages) 255 O BS No
1 Application for Demolition Permit (DOC, 2 pages) 190 O; A PA
76A Application for Extension of Duration of Building Permit (DOC, 2 pages) 147 PA A; O BS
76C Application for Extension of Duration of Demolition Permit (DOC, 1 pages) 197 PA A; O BS
76B Application for Extension of Duration of Plumbing Permit (DOC, 1 pages) 173 PA A; O
4 Application for Occupancy Permit (DOC, pages) 217 O; A BS No
9 Application for Permit of Substantial Compliance (DOC, 2 pages) 258 O PA Yes
3 Application for Plumbing Permit - Certificate of Likely Compliance - Plumbing Work (DOC, pages) 165,156 O; A PA
5 Application for Temporary Occupancy Permit (DOC, 1 pages) 230 O; A BS
78 Assessment of Certifiable Works Certificate (TasWater) (DOC, 2 pages) 20, DBC Determination
14 Building Notice - Building Surveyor Permit Authority (DOC, 2 pages) 237 BS; PA B; O B; O No
15 Building Order - Building Surveyor Permit Authority (DOC, 1 pages) 246, 247, 248, 249 BS; PA O; PAIC PA
18 Building Permit (DOC, 1 pages) 143 PA A; B; BS; O BS
20 Certificate of Completion - Building Work (DOC, 2 pages) 153, 104 BS; PA A; O BS; PA No
70 Certificate of Completion - Demolition Work (DOC, 1 pages) 203, 127 PA A; O
21 Certificate of Completion - Plumbing Work (DOC, 1 pages) 178, 115 PA A; O No
12 Certificate of Final Inspection - Building Work (DOC, 2 pages) 152 BS A; O B; PA
69 Certificate of Final Inspection - Demolition Work (DOC, 2 pages) 202 BS A; O B; PA
11A Certificate of Likely Compliance - Building Work (DOC, 3 pages) 134, 98 BS A; O PA
11C Certificate of Likely Compliance - Demolition Work (DOC, 2 pages) 185, 121 BS A; O PA
11B Certificate of Likely Compliance - Plumbing Work (DOC, 2 pages) 160, 109 PA A; O
35A Certificate of Responsible Designer - Building Work (DOC, 2 pages) 94, 129 D BS
17 Certificate of Substantial Compliance - Building Work (DOC, pages) 257 BS A; O
35B Certificate of the Responsible Designer - Plumbing Work (DOC, pages) 106, 155 D PA
32 Demolition Order - General Manager (DOC, 1 pages) 267 C O
68 Demolition Permit (DOC, 1 pages) 193 PA A; O
27 Emergency Order - General Manager (DOC, 1 pages) 245 GM O; Occ. PA No
77 Notice for Emergency Work (DOC, 1 pages) 215 O; A; B PA
6 Notice for proposed protection work (DOC, pages) 76 O AO; BS BS
80 Notice of Low Risk Work (DOC, 1 pages) O C; PA
13 Occupancy Permit - Building Surveyor (DOC, 2 pages) 223 BS A; O PA
25 Permit of Substantial Compliance (DOC, 1 pages) 260 PA A; O BS
22 Plumbing Notice - Permit Authority (DOC, 2 pages) 238 PA O; PCOPW No
23 Plumbing Order - Permit Authority (DOC, 1 pages) 250 PA O; PAIC; P
19 Plumbing Permit (DOC, 1 pages) 169 PA A; O P
10 Referral to Function Control Authority (DOC, 1 pages) 20, DBC Determination BS FCA
36 Registers (Permit Authority) (DOC, 4 pages) 27, Schedule 1 PA Kept by PA No
71A Standard of Work Certificate - Building Work (DOC, 1 pages) 151, 103 B BS O
71C Standard of Work Certificate - Demolition Work (DOC, 1 pages) 201, 126 B BS O
71B Standard of Work Certificate - Plumbing Work (DOC, 1 pages) 177, 114 PCOPW PA O
26 Temporary Occupancy Permit (DOC, 2 pages) 232 BS A; O PA Yes

Forms for the Building Regulations 2016 (including Plumbing)

NoNameReg noIssued byIssued toCopy toReissued 1 July 2014?
57 Application for Building Certificate (DOC, 1 pages) 83 O; Pa; Pu GM
51 Building Certificate (DOC, 1 pages) 83 GM O; Pa; Pu
44 Building Inspection Direction (DOC, 1 pages) 20 BS B; Dem; OB
55 Certificate of Specialist or Other Person (Building Work) (DOC, 2 pages) 321 QP A; BS; O; PA
48 Chief Officer Occupancy Report (DOC, 4 pages) 67 CO BS
47 Chief Officer Report (DOC, 4 pages) 27 CO BS
75 Demolition Direction Inspection (DOC, 1 pages) 20 BS B; Dem; O
50 Environmental Health Officer Occupancy report (DOC, 2 pages) 67 EHO BS
49 Environmental Health Officer report (DOC, 2 pages) 28 EHO BS
54 Heating Appliance Installation Compliance Certificate (DOC, 1 pages) 30 O; I PA
53 Notice of Intention to Install Heating Appliance (DOC, 1 pages) 30 O; I PA
74 Notice of Refusal of Start Work Application - Demolition Work (DOC, 1 pages) 47 BS B; Dem; O
38 Notice of Refusal to Start Work Authorisation - Building Work (DOC, pages) 29 BS B; O
61 Notice of refusal of Start Work Application (Plumbing Work) (DOC, 1 pages) 35 PA Appl.; P
58 Permit Document Endorsement - Building, plumbing, demolition (DOC, 1 pages) 22 PA A; O
64 Plumbing Inspection Direction (DOC, 1 pages) 20 PA P
41 Request for report from Chief Officer (DOC, 2 pages) 27 BS CO
42 Request for report from Environmental Health Officer (DOC, 2 pages) 28 BS EHO
46 Schedule of Maintenance - Prescribed Essential Building Services (DOC, 7 pages) 72 BS A; O
39 Start Work Notification and Authorisation - Building Work (DOC, 1 pages) 29 B; OB BS PA
73 Start Work Notification and Authorisation - Demolition Work (DOC, 1 pages) 47 B; Dem BS PA
60 Start Work Notification and Authorisation -Plumbing Work (DOC, 1 pages) 35 PA Appl.; P Appl.; P

Key to abbreviations used in this Index

AAgent
AOAdjoining Owner
Appl.Applicant
BLicensed Building Services Provider
BSBuilding Surveyor
CCouncil
COChief Officer
DDesigner (Licensed Building Service Provider)
DemDemolisher (Licensed Building Service Provider)
DBCDirector of Building Control
EHOEnvironmental Health Officer
FCAFunction Control Authority
GMGeneral Manager
IInstaller
OOwner
Occ.Occupier
OBOwner builder
OPOther person
PAPermit Authority
PaPerson authorised
PAICPerson apparently in charge
PCOPWPerson carrying out plumbing work
PPlumber
PuPurchaser
QPQualified Person