resolving unauthorized building works
  • June 21, 2023
  • Effective Building
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Building a structure is an exciting endeavor, but sometimes misunderstandings can arise, resulting in unauthorized building works. These works can lead to safety concerns and potential legal repercussions. However, there is a solution at hand. Effective Building and Consultancy is here to assist you in navigating the complex process of obtaining approvals and removing council orders, ensuring the safety and compliance of your concrete structures.

Understanding Unauthorized Building Works:

Unauthorized building works refer to any construction, alteration, or addition to a building that has been carried out without the necessary approvals from local authorities. These works may include modifications to structural elements, extensions, or changes to the building’s intended use. It is crucial to address these issues promptly to avoid penalties, legal complications, and potential risks to occupants.

The Importance of Seeking Professional Assistance:

Dealing with unauthorized building works can be overwhelming, especially when facing the complexities of regulations, compliance, and paperwork. This is where Effective Building and Consultancy comes in. With our expertise and experience, we offer professional guidance and assistance, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free process for obtaining approvals and removing council orders.

How Effective Building and Consultancy Can Help You: 

  1. Expert Assessment: Our team of skilled professionals will conduct a thorough inspection of your concrete structures to assess the extent of unauthorized works and identify potential safety concerns. We will provide you with a comprehensive report detailing the necessary steps to rectify the situation. 
  2. Regulatory Compliance: Navigating the intricacies of local building regulations and codes can be challenging. Our experts have in-depth knowledge of these requirements and will guide you through the process, ensuring that your structure meets all necessary standards for approval.
  3. Approval Procedures: We understand the paperwork and procedures involved in obtaining approvals for unauthorized building works. Our team will assist you in preparing the necessary documentation, liaising with relevant authorities, and guiding you through the approval process, saving you time and effort.
  4. Council Order Removal: If your property has been issued a council order due to unauthorized works, we will work diligently to have the order removed. Our experts will help you rectify any safety concerns and bring your structure into compliance, ensuring a favorable outcome.


Unauthorized building works can pose significant risks and legal complications. However, with Effective Building and Consultancy by your side, you can address these issues promptly, efficiently, and safely. Our team of experts will guide you through the process, helping you obtain the necessary approvals and removing council orders. Contact Effective Building and Consultancy today at 02 9613 3353 or email us at to schedule an inspection and ensure the safety and compliance of your concrete structures. Trust us to provide you with the professional assistance you need to navigate this complex situation successfully.

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About Elie Farah

Elie Farah is a Building Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the property industry. Elie has specialised knowledge in development acquisitions, blue-chip properties and inspections, as well as flood-affected and waterfront properties, heritage buildings, bushfire management and existing use rights.

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