The Building Appeals Board
The Building Appeals Board is a statutory body established by the Building Act and is responsible to determine:
- modifications to the application of building regulations;
- appeal by the owner or agent against the decision of a Building Certifier;
- appeal by the Director against the decision of a Building Certifier; and
- appeal against the Director when acting in the capacity of a Building Certifier.
In areas within gazetted building control areas and not covered by the NT Planning Scheme (unzoned land)
In gazetted building areas where the NT Planning Scheme does not apply (ie unzoned land such as Adelaide River, Timber Creek etc) setbacks are determined by the Building Regulations. Applications to vary these should be made to the Building Appeals Board, using the application for modification of setback requirements.
In areas covered by the NT Planning Scheme (zoned land)
In areas covered by the NT Planning Scheme, applications to vary the setback provisions are determined by the Development Consent Authority (DCA).
The Building Appeals Board meets only when the Board has matters to determine.