What a busy couple of weeks our builder has had, in about 3 week they brought the power and phone up from the street, installed the sewerage treatment plant (HSTP) and 31,500 L water tank, and in the week just gone they’ve poured the slab, somehow managing to miss the rain. 32kL of rain water [...]
So council sends our application to remove protected vegetation back asking us to update the bushfire report and plans to account for the tree removal inside the building location envelope (BLE). So off we go to the consultant to get a revised report, thinking that there would be no change to the bushfire attack level [...]
At the start of August our builder turned up on site and started work. First up they brought the power and phone up from the street. The first bit from the pillar box is pretty steep. Up through the middle of the block. It looks like they were clearing a driveway. Now we’ll have to [...]
So after discussions with architects, designers and builders for the last year we’ve finally settled on a plan. We’ve moved away from the pavilion style and gone to a slab on ground approach for better bushfire safety, and because our block has been classified BAL FZ we’ve made sure there’s not a great deal of [...]
In an effort to get builders excited to build on our block we bit the bullet and cleared the trees and cut a pad for the house and shed. Now we just need to finalize a plan and get some building action happening.