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Dilapidation Building Report
A Dilapidation Building Report is an inspection with a written report, which includes photographs of a building, property, council assets and/or neighboring properties prior to Construction works commencing.
The proposed works can include a new unit building (particularly if there are underground garages), new house construction, renovation or alteration works, road works, underground tunneling or demolition.
When is a Dilapidation Inspection Report needed?
An initial pre-dilapidation inspection report is undertaken prior to any construction works commencing so that any cracking and/or damage to the neighboring properties and/or council assets can be documented to protect both parties from any potential claims.
A final post-dilapidation inspection report is undertaken on completion of the works and any changes are documented so that remedial works can be undertaken or in any case a dispute can be resolved by issuing our report as a piece of evidence.
Council usually requests a dilapidation report, prior to most construction sites beginning, so any bonds taken can be returned on completion of the construction works if the outside of a building site such as pathways, kerbing, drainage, road and any other conditions of the surrounding Council property are not damaged.
Why is a Dilapidation Inspection Report important?
It is important as an owner builder/ builder to undertake a dilapidation report so if there is any pre-existing damages to the neighboring properties and/or council assets, they can be verified prior to Commencing Construction. This will help eliminate any frustration in a claim for damages from the Council, your neighbors or any other Authorities.
How to Book a Building Dilapidation Inspection?
Please contact us today on 02 9613 3353 to have your dilapidation inspection booked in to speed up the building process with council and to cover yourself during construction.
You can also use our easy booking form to provide all the information we need to get started.
Or, call our line during business hours (weekdays 8am – 5:30pm).
Feel free to leave a note on the contact form for us to call you at a convenient time.