The role of a building inspector is to inspect building work for which a building approval has been issued to decide whether the building work is being, or has been, carried out in accordance with
legislation. You cannot apply to be a building inspector as a building inspector can only be appointed by the Construction Occupation Registrar.
The Construction Occupations Registrar may, in writing, authorise a building inspector to:
- Order the opening or cutting into or pulling down of
the building work;
- Enter premises where the building work mentioned in the
notice has been, is being or should have been carried out; and
- Carry out the building work mentioned in the notice.
A building inspector who enters
premises may do one or more of the following in relation to the premises,
anything on the premises, and the land around the premises:
- Inspect or examine;
- Inspect and copy, or take an extract from, any document
at the premises;
- Take measurements or conduct tests;
- Take samples;
- Take photographs, films, audio, video or other
- Take onto the premises any people, equipment or
material the inspector reasonably needs to exercise the inspector's
functions under legislation; or
- Require the occupier, or anyone at the premises, to
give information, answer questions, or produce documents or anything else,
reasonably needed to exercise the inspector?s functions under legislation.
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