Owner Building 137B Inspection Report

Under Section 137B of the Building Act 1993, it is an offence for an owner-builder to sell a building without an inspection report that satisfies certain requirements, including obtaining compulsory insurance.

The report must be obtained not more than 6 months before the person enters into a contract to sell the building, and should list building defects identified at the time of inspection, including the condition of elements such as :

  • Site drainage
  • External walls
  • Internal walls and ceilings
  • Floor and wall tiling
  • External and internal roof conditions
  • Plumbing
  • Fixed appliances
  • Doors and windows

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