A Bushfire Management Plan (BMP) is a plan which identifies the extent of the bushfire hazard to a development. A BMP sets out short, medium and long term bushfire risk management strategies for a particular area. This Bushfire Management Plan is used to support planning proposals and development applications in bushfire prone areas. It considers […]
A CDC or Certificate of Design Compliance assesses your building project against the BCA to ensure that it meets all of the requirements of the BCA. Once the report is completed your plans are stamped to show they meet the requirements and are then presented to the council. With this certificate, plans are approved by […]
A House Energy Rating is the index of a building’s thermal performance (i.e. heating and cooling requirements) for residential homes in Australia We have 3 different pathways available to comply with the energy efficiency regulations including: 6 Star Certifications One pathway for proving that you house or building project has met the minimum energyefficient home design standard is to gain a […]
To find out if you are in a Bushfire Prone area, enter the address of the property on the location bar. If the property is shown in pink it means it is in a Bushfire Prone Area and a BAL Assessment will be required.
A Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment is a means of measuring the severity of a buildings potential exposure to ember attack, radiant heat and direct flame contact in a bushfire event, and thereby determining the construction measures required for the dwelling. The BAL assessment takes into account several factors including the Fire Danger Index, the […]