CPCCBC4026A Arrange Building Applications and Approvals Assignment


The report is based on arranging the building application and its approval from the Maribyrnong City Council. The scenario of this report is discussed about the development of all required documents for planning and building permit for the residential project. This is important for any council is to focus on the review and analyzing all the shreds of evidence and documents which need to be submitted for getting fi8nal approval.


1. Identify the different stages of the application

There are different stages for the building approvals application from the Maribyrnong City Council that are described as under:

Building approval application for:

Full approval: It refers as a decision by the local division in which the provider has met all the basic requirements to be approval of building as a foster, resources, and respite house providers and adoptive.

Staged approval: It is that approval when a document required to be approved by different individuals or group of people in systematic order. In this final stage, the documents will be sent and forward to the legal division for the further approval of the building (Chen, et. al., 2020).

Development application: It is an important document and formal request for taking permission from the government to bring certain development such as building,

Sustainability requirement: This is another stage in which the council needs to analyze the requirements related to sustainability (Kashyap, 2019). It is such agreement that will involve requirements for meeting important sustainability measures for the building approval.

Fees and levies: It is that stage in which the council collects and gathers fees or charge at the time of development of the building and its approval. It is the major part of the regulatory system.

2. Type of information and documentation needed for application through council website or necessary consultation with external specialist

For the approval of the building, there are various forms of shreds of evidence and documents are required for the application with the help of the council website. It involves five copies of application forms, a site plan, block plan, signed ownership certificate, design and access statement and elevations of both current and proposed sites (Frazier, et. al., 2020). Such are required information which must have to the client and this is important to be submitted.

Along with this, the consultant with an external specialist also required who are given knowledge about how to get approval for the building such as Building Surveyor. Such experts guide the architects to develop details plans and assist in providing assumptions for this work. At the time of work in progress, the building surveyors manage the whole project and they are accountable for maintaining budget and look towards the site work (Goulden, et. al., 2017).

3. Develop all necessary plans for application considering council requirements and client needs

After the development of the plan and submitted all the necessary documents for the approval from Maribyrnong City Council. Then, it is important to consider council requirements and clients needs in a proper manner. For evaluating the needs of the council, there are certain documents which are already submitted and remaining papers required to be submitted at this time. It includes fees and charge statements related to the building application. This is required for the builder is to analyze clients’ needs and listen to their problems (Siddiqi, 2017). After identifying their needs, check and evaluate the additional requirements that they want. Clients can explain their ideas and thought in front of the builder and they need to always concern their opinions at first. According to their needs, the architects should make proper changes and modifications in the existing building application.

4. Consult with an external specialist for certification of documents

The external specialist for the document certification is Building surveyor. The role of a building surveyor is to work with local government and manage the provisions of the Building Act and Building Regulations. The client also consults with BS regarding the certificate of documents and they suggest that it is most important evidence that is required to be certified as true copies of the original person who are official to do so. Such copies are required documents that need to be certified as real copies of an individual (Ryan, et. al., 2016). When some person requires to do the legal work so they need certified documents that are signed by a government officer. Besides this, Building surveyor consults that completion of the certificate indicates that the building has been developed according to the rules or regulations and it has been inspected by the government high authorities. This is important for the client is to understand the importance of certification of documents for approval of building.

Preparation and lodgment

1. Necessary paper works with supporting documents and check for compliance with the council requirements.

The necessary paper works for the supporting documents such as the working drawings, specialist’s reports, specifications and plans for the residential building project are being prepared and checked for the compliance of the council requirements’. Permits for the building of the residential project will have the necessary permissions which are required to build the residential project from the council. The plans, blueprints, and other essential papers for the permissions of the authorities are collected in the documentation for the smooth building construction of the residential project with the compliance of the council. The council demands from the project with a collection of permissions and documentation along with no-objection certificates for the project execution (Wang, et. al., 2017). These permissions are included in the council requirements and can be gained from the local authorities handling the construction of the residential apartments for living. The compliance of the council requirements has been achieved by checking the requirements are being followed by the project for residential building through various means of local administration is being followed in the building of a residential project.

2. Impact of the planning application on a range of stakeholders and strategies are adopted to maximize the likelihood of their support for the application.

The planning application is a type of formal request for permission from local authorities to build or add something new in the existing infrastructure. The impact of the planning application on a range of stakeholders can be different. The stakeholders in the planning application are the clients, employees, finance providers, local community, existing tenants, interest groups, and neighbours. The planning application will impact on the daily lives of the neighbours, tenants, and local community. The clients, employees, finance providers and interest groups will be benefitted from the planning application success for the residential building project (Marzukhi, et. al., 2019). There will be the impact on various stakeholders but the maximum likelihood for the support of the application by undertaking necessary strategies to provide comfort and convenience for the changes in the daily lives of the stakeholder due to the building of the residential project. This will help in reducing the impact and encouraging stakeholders for supporting the building of a residential project. The impact of the planning applications will require essential strategies to take permissions from the various stakeholders to move forward in the project. This will help in developing the project will all the information provided for the support of the residential project.

3. Lodge the application through submitting the all necessary and supporting documents.

The application will be lodged by submitting all the essential and necessary supporting documents for moving forward in the project development of the residential project. The application will contain the important documentation of the details of the residential project in which the necessary paper works for the supporting documents such as working drawings, specialist’s reports, plans and specifications will be included. The lodge application will also contain the documents related to the planning application and the strategies to deal with the stakeholders’ support in the development of the new infrastructure for residential purposes. The submission will allow further progress in working for the residential project according to the compliance of the council requirements (Davila, 2018). The lodge application will be submitting in the local authorities and local administration to seek permission for the non-objective development for the residential project for the various stakeholders in the compliance of the council. The lodge application will allow for the construction of the building of residential project with all the paper works for the permission to allow the next stage in the completion of the residential project for the various stakeholders.

4. Application status at appropriate intervals to ensure continuing progress

The application status of the continuing progress of the building of the residential project will be checked in the appropriate intervals for the assurance of the progress in the project. The application status will help in keeping an eye on the progress of the project in the intervals which will help in the progress of the project. There are various ways of checking the progress which will be the assurance of the progress in the residential project. The project can have various issues or risks which can restrict the progress of the project (Armstrong, et. al., 2017). The application status will identify the risks and issues which are coming to the project to handle them properly to enhance the progress for the successful and fast completion of the project for the residential project according with the rules and regulations of the working council which will provide the project with the permissions to carry out the progress to make the lives of the stakeholders easy and progressive with the residential project.

Review the outcomes and analyze the provision of appeal

1. Analyze the Outcomes of the application determine its impact on the project

Based on analyzing the outcome of the building application, it is important for an architect is to focus on getting documents and required evidence which is essential for the submission. It has been analyzed that the builder does not fulfill the setback requirements as in front setback of the neighbor home is not matching with the front setup of the proposed house. This will create an unfamiliar image in front of the client. It is that situation that will reduce trust among client to the architects (Rosemann, et. al., 2016). By this, they are satisfied with the construction service of the builder. Another impact on the project is that it does not comply with the Energy Efficiency in the National Construction Code (NCC). The builder also not fulfilling the necessities and the properties are founding soil as well. All such outcomes majorly impact on the project and may create a negative influence on the site working. Along with this, it is required for the builder is to concentrate on analyzing results of the building application which can directly impact on a specific project.

2. Negotiate minor amendments with client, organization and approval authority requirements

An amendment is a formal and official alteration that is developed to contract, law and other legal shreds of evidence. The builder is negotiating some minor amendments with clients in which such avoid the requirements for new planning application and it has to be submitted, instead of enabling the current permission to be amended. In this, they are showing them proposed design and want approval for the same as it is simple for them.

The builder place some minor amendments in front of the organization in which they want some new technologies and resources that are out of their budget (Azmy, et. al., 2018). If they are providing such types of equipment then they guarantee for the development of appropriate and exact proposed building by the approval of them.

Lastly, approval of authority requirements needs to be focused by architects and show some respect for their needs. This is important for authority to submit all the required documents in the council and they are approving the building application.

3. Rejected submissions are analyzed to determine likely success of an appeal or a resubmission and course of action is determined with the client.

The rejected submissions are the submissions which are rejected by the local authorities or administrations due to some fault in the design, paperwork, or documents of the residential project. The resubmission for the success of the appeal for the rejection will be submitted in the progress of the project which will show the rejection categories and requires for the detailed improvement in the documentation and paperwork with the suggestions of the client to provide them with the best outcome of the work for the residential project according to the compliance of the council. This is very important for the submissions of the rejected appeal from the council or the various stakeholders of the project (Kashyap, 2019). The course of action is required to be determined by the client of the project to deal with the various issues and problems arising in the submission process of the residential project of the stakeholders which will be benefitted for the progress and submission of the project in the council for the compliance and support from the neighbourhoods of the project.


From the above-described report, it has been concluded that building approval and application is important for a person. The report helps in discussing the different stages of approvals and the type of information and documents are required. Along with this, it assists in understanding the impact of the planning application on different stakeholders. It is analyzed the required outcome of building approval application that can impact on the project.


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