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Is your new project overwhelming?

When you are looking to complete a construction project as an owner builder it can
seem over whelming. We can deal with the red tape for you and get you building with confidence.

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TOP WAYS WE HELP OWNER BUILDERS

Professional and efficient building approvals.

We’ll fill out the forms for you. 

A highly qualified team for the right advice every time.

Easy to follow processes and inspection bookings.

Support to avoid or manage lapsed building permits and get back on track.

Why choose Buildable Approvals?

  • Trustworthy advice from a friendly team, licensed by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
  • Excellent knowledge of design, building, engineering and construction practices, liveable housing, NDIS and relevant building codes and legislation.
  • We’re efficient when it comes to inspections and provide clear advice on rectifying issue.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

In Queensland you need an owner builder permit for all work valued over $11,000 (inc gst). We will require a copy of this permit before issuing your building approval.

There is never a one size fits all answer with the final cost for a building approval as planning applications or other services can change the costs considerably. When we quote we will  provide our set costs for the building certification and inspections. We will also provide an estimate for any other items that may be required to allow you to budget. Once a full assessment is done by the Certifier we can provide final costs.

You need to provide plans for our team of town planners and certifiers to complete their assessment. The plans should contain as much detail as possible. We can accept hand drawn plans to provide some initial costings  provided they contain all the information required. It will delay your application if information is missing. Council may not accept hand drawn plans for  applications so you may have to organise drafted plans as part of the process.

The amount of time an application can take with council will vary depending on the council, the type of application being made, the current workload and if any further information or evidence is required.  As a rough guide a siting can take 20-30 work days, a code assessable town planning development can take 50 business days.

Every building approval  assessment undergoes a number of searches to determine if further council applications are required and this is part of the assessment work that you pay for.  This means that we won’t know the final costs for your approval until the assessment has taken place. That said our quote will provide the costs for the standard council applications.  

A licensed building Certifier assesses building applications and building works to ensure they comply with planning regulations and the building act. They are highly trained, licensed and accountable. They are independent of the developer and builder. Find out more about the role here.  Download the code of conduct here.

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We believe in creating positive change both in the construction industry and the world that surrounds it. Why?

We believe in creating positive change both in the construction industry and the world that surrounds it. Why?