In 2010, the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards were adopted in line with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) and the recently reviewed Australian Standard 1428.1. The standard provides professionals within the Building & Construction industry, performance criteria and minimum requirements on how disabled access, egress & accessible features within a new building are to be constructed to satisfy the DDA.

Before a Certificate of Compliance can be issued for a building project, it must be demonstrated access to, and within, the building satisfies that above disability standard and Part D3 of the National Construction Code (NCC) Volume One. It is important for all stakeholders to understand, before commencement of the design stage, what upgrade or new accessibility features will be required as part of the works. Upgrading a building to include compliant disabled access can add extensive costs & time not considered at project concept stage, an Access Audit of the building is therefore crucial to highlight all standards & expectations, explore exemptions & performance solutions and ultimately ensures the project is still viable.

Specialised Building Solutions can provide the below Disabled Access services;

  • Disability Access Standard Consultation.
  • Building Access Audits.
  • Disability Access Reports & Performance Solutions.
  • Livable Housing Design Assessment & Certification.

Our Building Surveyors are committed to offering the highest quality of service, therefore by engaging us to complete an Access Audit or Consultation we guarantee…

  • Access audits will be completed by qualified building surveyors with extensive experience in Accessibility provisions of the BCA & Australian Standards.
  • Access reports & performance solutions will be completed by suitably qualified Access Consultants.
  • Livable Housing Design Assessments & Certification from an accredited assessor and certified by the Livable Housing Australia.
  • We will never raise an issue without offering a solution!

If you would like more information on our Access services, please see the below Frequently Asked Questions pages or give our Building Surveyors call today on 0411 648 159!

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We want to make sure you have the support and information you need, whatever your project. You can arrange a no obligation discussion with us at anytime. Simply give us a call on the number at the bottom of the page or complete the form and remember to indicate whether you would like to take advantage of our FREE bushfire zone identification service!

Benefits of using SBS

The team at SBS are committed to the
highest quality service, therefore all services
include the below benefits;

  • Free Amendments
  • Quick Turnarounds
  • Expert advice from a Registered Builder
  • Streamlined retrospective approvals
  • Complete Certification Packages
  • 35 years industry experience

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