You have a few options:
You can disclose that information to your estate agent and intend to sell your property as is. The risk with this option is it will likely reduce your sale price.
Another option, is to get the addition approved retrospectively.
The resolution and certification of unauthorised building work can be a complex procedure and the time and cost associated with the approval of the works will depend heavily on the circumstances, documentation, timeframe, access and workmanship associated with the unauthorised works.
To determine the best approach, we’d recommend our professional staff undertake a Preliminary Inspection to determine the extent of works required – depending on the scale of the project, this will require a small investment of around $400.
”His common-sense approach will save you time and money….”
As an award winning designer home builder, our clients expect only the best. So it’s critical to me that our final product is properly checked, and complies with all required legislation.
We have been working with Rodney and his team since 2011 and have always been extremely happy with his services.
Over the past 25 years my group has been in construction, I’ve experienced difficult building certifiers who through lack of experience or understanding delayed projects costing me significant time and money.
From the day we started Custom Homes we have used Rodney from The Building Approval Company to carry out all our construction inspections and approvals.