Certification

Whether you are a homeowner, owner builder, builder, architect, designer or developer, we appreciate that the project is important to you. This is why you can rely on D G Certifiers to provide a professional problem solving approach to building certification, streamlining the process, with expertise to ensure your building project complies with all applicable codes and planning requirements.

D G Certifiers Pty Ltd offers a complete consultancy and building approval service with an optional Fast Track service available. Obtain our advice at a preliminary lodgement meeting, whilst drawing on our extensive industry experience so as to ensure you achieve compliance with all relevant Building Code provisions in the early planning stages of your project. Contacts Us Now.

When you have decided that you are using the certification services of  D G Certifiers, the following process will occur:

  • Engagement confirmed and payment of fees.
  • Information Request  will issue for items required for assessment specific to your project.
  • Assessment of application to include facilitating other applications if required.
  • Issue of building approval – this means building works can commence.
  • Inspections of various stages.
  • Final inspection and finalisation of approval.

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A Document Guide for Building Approval Applications

As an example, the types of documents that you will be asked for on our Information Request are, but not limited to:

  • Site plan.
  • Structural plans and specifications.
  • RPEQ (Registered Professional Engineer of Qld) Engineer’s structural plans e.g. footing and slab design, framing, bracing, tie-down, truss layout  including soil report, if applicable and Form 15 Design Certificate.
  • Energy efficiency report.

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As an example, the types of documents that you will be asked for on our Information Request, but not limited to are:

  • Site plan.
  • Prefabricated structures  – if the steel frame shed, patio etc is purchased from a supplier or hardware store in a prefabricated kit form, you should be supplied with the appropriate engineer certified drawings and a Form 15 Design Certificate.
  • Individually designed structures – that are to be built specifically to your requirements, then structural plans will be required and also be designed for the appropriate wind classification for the site.
  • RPEQ (Registered Professional Engineer of Qld) Engineer’s structural plans e.g. footing and slab design, framing, bracing, tie-down, truss layout  including soil report, if applicable.

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As an example, the types of documents that you will be asked for on our Information Request, but not limited to are:

  • Site plan.
  • RPEQ (Registered Professional Engineer of Qld) Engineer’s structural plans to show footing and retaining wall design sizes and relevant reinforcement design.  Structural deign to show all structural members and material type and Form 15 Design Certificate.
  • Earth works plans (if applicable)

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As an example, the types of documents that you will be asked for on our Information Request, but not limited to are:

  • Site plan.
  • Prefabricated swimming pools and spas   – if the swimming pool or spa  is purchased from a supplier or store in a prefabricated kit form (e.g. above-ground pools, fibreglass pools), you should be supplied with the appropriate manufacturer’s/engineer’s drawings and a Form 15 Design Certificate.
  • Individually designed swimming pools and spas  that are to be built specifically to your requirements, will require structural plans and a Form 15 Design Certificate.
  • Site specific fencing details e.g. location of fence and type of fence).
  • Filtration, pump, chlorinator details.

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