Building industry professionals
Owners of buildings required to complete part 2 of the combustible cladding checklist will need to engage a building industry professional.
A Building Industry professional is defined in the Building Regulation 2006.
|Suitably qualified BIP for all building classes||Suitably qualified BIP for buildings no more than 3 storeys and less than 2000 metres square in floor area|
Building industry professional's process
Engaged by a building owner to prepare and sign a building industry professional statement.
- Provide documentation
Give the completed building industry statement to the building owner and copy to the:
- relevant local government
- QBCC via:
|firstname.lastname@example.org ( mailto:email@example.com )|
|GPO Box 5099 Brisbane QLD 4001|
|visit a QBCC office ( https://www.qbcc.qld.gov.au/contact-us ).|
This must occur within five (5) business days of the statement being signed. Penalties may apply.
- Record keeping
Building industry professionals must keep a copy of the statement for at least 5 years.
For more information about the obligations of a building industry professional read the Guideline for assessing buildings with combustible cladding. ( http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/GuidelineAccessCombustibleBuildings.pdf )
Want to know more
- Frequently Asked Questions ( https://www.saferbuildings.qld.gov.au/-/media/files/faqs-bips_v1.pdf?la=en&hash=6BF54EF8FFB958108BD2F7B75DD30733748A7ABC )
- Resources - including the Regulation, fact sheets and forms
- Commonly used cladding products ( https://www.saferbuildings.qld.gov.au/-/media/files/bip_cladding-products_v1.pdf?la=en&hash=3176AC2052DCE8CEB1C74630B8ED5CA03D1FC058 )