What is the process for Regulation 126?

That depends on number of hours required to review the project. The simplified diagram below shows the certification process to carry out independent review on your projects.

What is the process for Regulation 126?

Concrete Test Reg 126 Process

What's the fee for Reg126?

Again, that depends on number of hours required to review the project.

For construction material testing, straight forward concrete test cost around $350-450.

For a smaller projects, say 10 pages of computation, 10 pages of drawings, a Regulation 126 can cost around $550-900.

For larger projects, up to 50 pages of computations and 50 pages of drawings, it can range from $1,000 - $2,500 per project.

Who can issue Regulation 126?

A certificate of compliance may be issued and relied upon in relation to a design of building work of any Class, the inspection of domestic building work, or the erection of prescribed temporary structures. The certificate must state the proposed building work, or as constructed building work, complies with provisions of the Act and the Regulations. Regulation 126 requires the certificate to be issued in a form approved by the VBA, click here for a sample certificate by ArchiEng.

The certificate must be addressed to the RBS, a municipal building surveyor or a private building surveyor. Where the certificate is for proposed building work, it must relate to the final design. Certificates relating to design may be issued by a prescribed engineer in the relevant class of engineer, or a building surveyor registered under Part 11 of the Act.

We are Chartered Professional Engineers CPEng, Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) and registered under Business Licensing Authority (BLA) in Victoria as Licensed Professional Engineer, which in accordance to The Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019, qualified to review and issue Reg 126 Certificate Of Compliance.

For more information, please visit Consumer Affairs Victoria at this link.

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