Cladding Safety Victoria supports owners and occupiers to ensure Victorian buildings with combustible cladding are rectified and deemed safe to occupy long term.

Overview

Cladding Safety Victoria works with owners and owners corporations to help them rectify non-compliant cladding by providing support, guidance and connections to appropriately registered and qualified practitioners.

Our aim is simple - support owners and occupiers to ensure Victorian buildings with combustible cladding are rectified and deemed safe to occupy long term.

Completing this application will enable Cladding Safety Victoria to assist owners corporations in this aim.

Should you have any problems filling in or completing this form you can contact your Cladding Safety Victoria Customer Liaison Officer or email support@claddingsafety.vic.gov.au.

By submitting this application, the owners corporation specified below consents to sharing of that information. In addition, any information provided could be used to assist in an assessment by CSV and the State of recovery options but receipt should not in any way be viewed as confirmation that CSV or the State intends to take action to seek recovery on your behalf.

Please note that the form will need to be completed in one sitting (within 4 hours), therefore ensure that responses and documents for the form have been collected and are ready to be uploaded. File size per section is limited to 20MB.

FORM 2

Regulation 8(1)(a) and (2)(a)

Cladding Safety Victoria Act 2020

Cladding Safety Victoria Regulations 2020

APPLICATION TO REGISTER OWNER OR OWNERS CORPORATION OF BUILDING FOR POTENTIAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

About you

1. In completing this application, you are formally requesting the assistance of Cladding Safety Victoria as the owner or representative of the owner(s) or on behalf of the owners corporation identified below Required

Insert the address of the building

Insert the owners corporation number(s) of the owners corporation

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Insert the ABN of the owners corporation

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5. Is the owners corporation registered for GST? Required

Cladding Safety Victoria requires owners corporations to be registered for GST when seeking funding. Please provide the current status of GST registration below

Insert the full name of the person completing this form, who must be authorised to lodge this application as the owner or the owner’s representative or on behalf of the owners corporation

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Insert the telephone number of the person completing this form

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Insert the email address of the person completing this form. An email confirmation will be sent to this address

Attach evidence that, in submitting this application, you are the owner in question or are authorised to act on behalf of the owner or owners corporation in question 3. This could be minutes from an owners corporation meeting in the last 12 months or an email from the chairperson or owners corporation manager. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Insert a list of members of the owners corporation committee, with the chairperson identified

Insert contact details for the owners corporation manager (if there is one), including name, registration number, company name, address, email address and telephone number

12. Building class Required

Tiick all building classes that apply to the building in question (as listed on the occupancy permit) and as described at www.vba.vic.gov.au/building/regulatory-framework/building-classes.

Insert contact details for the building insurer, including name, address, email address and telephone number

14a. Insurance claims

Have you or has the owners corporation commenced any insurance claims relating to combustible cladding or any other defects related to the building (for example, domestic building insurance claims)?

Insert details, including in relation to timing, of any insurance claims relating to combustible cladding or any other defects related to the building. If insurance claims related to combustible have not commenced, specify why

15a. Is the building developer or any original builder an owner of any part of the building, including any units, offices or retail spaces within it?
16a. Has the building developer, any original builder or any other third party involved in the design and construction of the building been approached to fix the combustible cladding at their own cost?

Insert details of the outcome of approaching the building developer, any original builder or any other third party involved in the design and construction of the building been approached to fix the combustible cladding at their own cost. If the building developer, any original builder or any other third party involved in the design and construction of the building have not been approached to fix the combustible cladding at their own cost, specify why

Insert the name(s) of the original builder(s). This can be found on the building permit(s) and any contracts for the building work for that building

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Insert the registration number of the original builder(s). This can be found on your building permit(s) or consumer.etoolbox.buildingcommission.com.au/Pages/Search.aspx

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Insert the name(s) of the original architect(s) or draftsperson(s). This can be found on the architectural plans or listed on the building permit(s)

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Insert the registration number(s) of the original architect(s) or draftsperson(s). This can be found at www.arbv.vic.gov.au in the case of an architect or consumer.etoolbox.buildingcommission.com.au/Pages/Search.aspx in the case of a draftsperson or listed on the building permit(s)

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Insert the name of the original relevant building surveyor (RBS). This can be found on the occupancy permit

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Insert the registration number of the original relevant building surveyor (RBS). This can be found on the occupancy permit or at consumer.etoolbox.buildingcommission.com.au/Pages/Search.aspx

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Insert the name of the original fire safety engineer

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Insert the registration number of the original fire safety engineer. This can be found at consumer.etoolbox.buildingcommission.com.au/Pages/Search.aspx

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25. Litigation or intention to litigate Required

Are you or is the owners corporation engaged in or planning to engage in any litigation in relation to combustible cladding? Choose one

26. Reasons(s) for not intending to litigate (if applicable)

Insert the details of any litigation commenced or planned, including name and contact details of your solicitor, opposing parties, date of next hearing and location of next hearing (for example, proceedings before Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria or VCAT)

28a. Are combustible cladding rectification works currently underway? Required
29. Building Appeals Board (BAB) modification or compliance assessment determination

Have you applied to the BAB for a modification or compliance assessment determination (under section 160 or 160A of the Building Act 1993)? Refer to www.buildingappeals.vic.gov.au/how-to-apply/modification-applications

30. Contracts relating to the building

Do you have any of the following documents relating to the development and construction of the building in question?%%If so, tick which documents you have

Insert any additional information relevant to rectification of the combustible cladding on the building in question

32a. Consent to enter common property and taking samples of materials Required

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) may wish to inspect the common property of your building as part of assessing your application and administering any funding or other assistance provided by CSV. In submitting this application, you grant CSV (and its staff, agents, consultants and contractors) permission, on behalf of the owners corporation, to inspect the common property of the building specified in this application. CSV will provide you with at least 10 business days’ notice when an inspection is required. The inspection may include taking any samples of materials from common property (e.g. cladding or sub-structural materials). Where such notice is given, you will ensure that the owners corporation provides CSV access to the common property.

32b. Acknowledgment Required

Building notices

Building notices

Attach any building notices, current or cancelled, issued by the relevant building surveyor (RBS), Victorian Building Authority or municipal building surveyor in relation to cladding or fire safety matters for the building in question. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

34a. Current building notices

For any current building notice in relation to cladding or fire safety matters, has a response been provided?

Attach a copy of the response to any current building notices with the date it was provided to the relevant building surveyor (RBS), Victorian Building Authority or municipal building surveyor. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Other notices and info

Building orders

Attach any building orders, current or cancelled, made by the relevant building surveyor (RBS), Victorian Building Authority or municipal building surveyor in relation to cladding or fire safety systems for the building in question. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Emergency orders

Attach any emergency orders, current or cancelled, made by the relevant building surveyor (RBS) or municipal building surveyor in relation to the building in question. Upload multiple files as a single zip file.

Fire safety engineering or other consultants

Have you or has the owners corporation engaged a fire safety engineer, building surveyor, builder or other consultant in relation to the cladding at any stage?%%If yes, attach a copy of any fire engineering documents or other reports. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Results of product identification testing

38. Product identification test Required

Have you or has the owners corporation arranged for any product identification testing on the building in question?

Attach results of any product identification testing. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Quotes to rectify combustible cladding

Have you or has the owners corporation obtained any quotes to rectify combustible cladding?%%If yes, attach a copy of any quotes that have been received. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Occupancy permit(s)

Attach a copy of all occupancy permits and ensure that all essential safety measures (ESMs) are listed. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Building permit and plans

Building permit(s) and endorsed plans

Attach copies of the building permit(s) and endorsed building plans for the building, including floor plans, elevations and the plan of sub-division, if not already provided to Cladding Safety Victoria.%%These should have originally been provided to the owners corporation by the original builder(s) and can be obtained from your local council. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Insurance

Building insurance policy

Attach a copy of the current building insurance policy. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Insurance claim detail attachments

Attach details relating to insurance claims. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Legal Action

Court, tribunal or board orders

Attach a copy of any order made by a court, tribunal or board in any proceeding to which you were a party or the owners corporation was a party in, relating to the building in question.Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Building Contractual information

Attach copies of any building contracts relating to the development and construction of the building in question. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Building Appeals Board (BAB) Compliance Assessment Directions/Orders/Determination documentation

Provide copies of any documents you have relating to a BAB modification or compliance assessment direction/order/determination. Upload multiple files as a single zip file

Collection Notice
Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) is collecting the information in this form for the purpose of assessing whether your owners corporation is eligible for funding and assistance in carrying out cladding rectification work, the nature of the assistance and funding which may be provided and to enable CSV, the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) any other government or statutory body to exercise their powers in relation to cladding under any applicable legislation.

The information may be disclosed by CSV to other government or statutory bodies, including the VBA and to any consultant (including a project manager, quantity surveyor, engineer, architect, lawyer) or any contractor engaged by CSV in connection with the application made in this form, CSV’s assessment of the form or the administration of any funding or assistance provided for the purpose of rectifying the cladding work.

If all of the requested information is not provided, CSV may be unable assess your application and may decline to provide any funding or assistance to you.

You may access your information by contacting your CSV Customer Liaison Officer.
For more information, see our Privacy Policy at https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/legal/privacy