READ ABOUT SOME OF OUR PROJECTS!

Whether it’s a new home, new addition or renovation or a commercial project, Fluid Building Approvals are here to help! With over 75 years combined experience, we have certified a wide variety of different projects in councils across South-East Queensland. 

 

Interested to find out more? Read on to find out how we keep our clients’ projects flowing smoothly.

READ ABOUT SOME OF OUR PROJECTS!

Whether it’s a new home, new addition or renovation or a commercial project, Fluid Building Approvals are here to help! With over 75 years combined experience, we have certified a wide variety of different projects in councils across South-East Queensland. 

 

Interested to find out more? Read on to find out how we keep our clients’ projects flowing smoothly.

PROJECTS APPROVED:

35,000+

A CASE STUDY OF A SUNSHINE COAST COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for New Home

Client: Devcon Homes

When looking for certification of a new dwelling, look no further than Fluid Building Approvals to help. When Devcon Homes engaged Fluid as the certifier for a house within a new beachside estate, we were there to provide a complete building certification service.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid Sunshine Coast team (along with our Fluid in-house town planners) managed the project, working with the project builder, home owner, energy consultant and pool builder to ensure the job flowed smoothly.
Negotiating the approvals process: When the property was subject to overlay restrictions such as noise from a nearby road, Fluid was there to ensure that the structure met all the required acoustic requirements.
Proactive solutions: The Fluid Planning team conducted a full planning check to advise the client on key items like the maximum setback allowance between driveway and side boundaries.

A CASE STUDY OF A SUNSHINE COAST COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for New Home

Client: Devcon Homes

When looking for certification of a new dwelling, look no further than Fluid Building Approvals to help. When Devcon Homes engaged Fluid as the certifier for a house within a new beachside estate, we were there to provide a complete building certification service.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid Sunshine Coast team (along with our Fluid in-house town planners) managed the project, working with the project builder, home owner, energy consultant and pool builder to ensure the job flowed smoothly.
Negotiating the approvals process: When the property was subject to overlay restrictions such as noise from a nearby road, Fluid was there to ensure that the structure met all the required acoustic requirements.
Proactive solutions: The Fluid Planning team conducted a full planning check to advise the client on key items like the maximum setback allowance between driveway and side boundaries.

A CASE STUDY OF A MORETON BAY COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for New Home

Client: S&S Build Pty Ltd

When building your dream home, Fluid Building Approvals can help you keep your project flowing smoothly. When S&S engaged Fluid to certify a new build on an acreage property in Closeburn, north of Brisbane, we were there every step of the way.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: Fluid worked with the Fluid Town Planning team, local council and external contractors from the start of the project, to its completion.

Managing the approvals process: The Fluid team were there to monitor and mitigate it’s journey through council to keep the project flowing smoothly.

A home to remember: The result of the build is impressive. A stately home with timber and stone highlights overlooking the valley in Closburn. The ceiling of the living room boasts feature timber work, matched by a traditional stone fireplace. 

A CASE STUDY OF A MORETON BAY COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for New Home

Client: S&S Build Pty Ltd

When building your dream home, Fluid Building Approvals can help you keep your project flowing smoothly. When S&S engaged Fluid to certify a new build on an acreage property in Closeburn, north of Brisbane, we were there every step of the way.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: Fluid worked with the Fluid Town Planning team, local council and external contractors from the start of the project, to its completion.

Managing the approvals process: The Fluid team were there to monitor and mitigate it’s journey through council to keep the project flowing smoothly.

A home to remember: The result of the build is impressive. A stately home with timber and stone highlights overlooking the valley in Closburn. The ceiling of the living room boasts feature timber work, matched by a traditional stone fireplace. 

A CASE STUDY OF A LOGAN CITY COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for New Home

If you’re looking for certification of a new dwelling, look no further than Fluid Building Approvals to help. When a new home builder in Greenbank engaged Fluid as the certifier for a project within a new estate, we were there to provide a complete building certification service.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid Building Approvals Logan team completed the certification of this home, working within the developer’s covenant design guidelines to ensure the project flows smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: When the property was subject to flooding, bushfire and noise restrictions, Fluid was there to ensure that the structure met all the required building code specifications.

Proactive solutions: Our dedicated Fluid certifier provided technical advice throughout the build to keep the project on track. 

A CASE STUDY OF A LOGAN CITY COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for New Home

If you’re looking for certification of a new dwelling, look no further than Fluid Building Approvals to help. When a new home builder in Greenbank engaged Fluid as the certifier for a project within a new estate, we were there to provide a complete building certification service.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid Building Approvals Logan team completed the certification of this home, working within the developer’s covenant design guidelines to ensure the project flows smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: When the property was subject to flooding, bushfire and noise restrictions, Fluid was there to ensure that the structure met all the required building code specifications.

Proactive solutions: Our dedicated Fluid certifier provided technical advice throughout the build to keep the project on track. 

A CASE STUDY OF A BRISBANE COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for Renovation or Extension

When your next project is a renovation or extension, Fluid Building Approvals and Planning are here to provide peace of mind. When the owners of this classic Queensland home in the south Brisbane suburb of Hawthorne recently chose a designer and builder,  Fluid Building Approvals were there to provide a complete building certification service. 

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid team took the time to work with the designer and builder to identify any challenges early to streamline the process, saving time and money.

Negotiating the Approvals Process: As Hawthorne is a traditional suburb, Fluid successfully submitted the required development application to Brisbane City Council and advised on specific traditional character requirements.

Proactive solutions: The Fluid team understood the importance of providing proactive advice for specific elements of the  Hawthorne build, like the installation of the fireplace, to ensure the project stayed on track while meeting all required building  codes and laws.

A CASE STUDY OF A BRISBANE COUNCIL BUILDING APPROVAL

Building Certification for Renovation or Extension

When your next project is a renovation or extension, Fluid Building Approvals and Planning are here to provide peace of mind. When the owners of this classic Queensland home in the south Brisbane suburb of Hawthorne recently chose a designer and builder,  Fluid Building Approvals were there to provide a complete building certification service. 

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid team took the time to work with the designer and builder to identify any challenges early to streamline the process, saving time and money.

Negotiating the Approvals Process: As Hawthorne is a traditional suburb, Fluid successfully submitted the required development application to Brisbane City Council and advised on specific traditional character requirements.

Proactive solutions: The Fluid team understood the importance of providing proactive advice for specific elements of the  Hawthorne build, like the installation of the fireplace, to ensure the project stayed on track while meeting all required building  codes and laws.

SPEAK WITH OUR FRIENDLY TEAM TODAY!

A CASE STUDY OF A PATIO APPROVAL

Building Certification for Patio

When looking for a building certifier who are fast, friendly and efficient, look no further than Fluid Building Approvals! When a family was looking to build their dream patio in Noosaville, the Fluid team were there to help keep the project flowing smoothly.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: Fluid worked closely with the client and builder, providing clear communication on what was required to ensure the building approval was accomplished in record time.

Negotiating the approvals process: The Fluid team was there to ensure that all council and building codes and guidelines were complied with acceptable outcomes, including the underground infrastructure (sewer, water and stormwater) which was found to be in close proximity to the building work.

Proactive solutions: The approval for new attachments to existing dwellings required specific structural conditions to be met. Recommendations towards structural components were provided to ensure load bearing is sound.

A CASE STUDY OF A PATIO APPROVAL

Building Certification for Patio

When looking for a building certifier who are fast, friendly and efficient, look no further than Fluid Building Approvals! When a family was looking to build their dream patio in Noosaville, the Fluid team were there to help keep the project flowing smoothly.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: Fluid worked closely with the client and builder, providing clear communication on what was required to ensure the building approval was accomplished in record time.

Negotiating the approvals process: The Fluid team was there to ensure that all council and building codes and guidelines were complied with acceptable outcomes, including the underground infrastructure (sewer, water and stormwater) which was found to be in close proximity to the building work.

Proactive solutions: The approval for new attachments to existing dwellings required specific structural conditions to be met. Recommendations towards structural components were provided to ensure load bearing is sound.

A CASE STUDY OF A CARPORT APPROVAL

Building Certification for a Carport

A shade for all seasons! When a client was looking to build a carport with a unique shape, Fluid was there to help bring the vision to fruition.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS 

 

Working together: Fluid worked closely with the owner, builder, and local council to ensure the project was completed quickly.

Negotiating the approvals process: When the proposed carports’ length was found to be longer than initially prescribed, Fluid requested a concurrence agency referral on behalf of the client to push through the approval.

Proactive solutions: When the proximity of the proposed carport was identified to be close to a stormwater, the Fluid team were there to help keep the project flowing smoothly by working with the local council..

A CASE STUDY OF A CARPORT APPROVAL

Building Certification for a Carport

A shade for all seasons! When a client was looking to build a carport with a unique shape, Fluid was there to help bring the vision to fruition.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS 

 

Working together: Fluid worked closely with the owner, builder, and local council to ensure the project was completed quickly.

Negotiating the approvals process: When the proposed carports’ length was found to be longer than initially prescribed, Fluid requested a concurrence agency referral on behalf of the client to push through the approval.

Proactive solutions: When the proximity of the proposed carport was identified to be close to a stormwater, the Fluid team were there to help keep the project flowing smoothly by working with the local council..

A CASE STUDY OF A SHED APPROVAL

Building Certification for a Shed

 Looking to get your shed approved? Fluid has got you covered. When the client was looking to build this beautiful new shed, Fluid was there to keep the project flowing smoothly.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid team worked together with the builder, local council and the owner to ensure the projects’ approval process went through smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: When the property was identified as in a potential bushfire area, the Fluid team ensured that all building regulations were addressed to ensure it was safe to use.

Proactive solutions: When an easement was identified on the property, Fluid and our in-house town planning team provided all the necessary searches to ensure that the shed was not subject to any restrictions. and complied to building regulations.

A CASE STUDY OF A SHED APPROVAL

Building Certification for a Shed

 Looking to get your shed approved? Fluid has got you covered. When the client was looking to build this beautiful new shed, Fluid was there to keep the project flowing smoothly.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid team worked together with the builder, local council and the owner to ensure the projects’ approval process went through smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: When the property was identified as in a potential bushfire area, the Fluid team ensured that all building regulations were addressed to ensure it was safe to use.

Proactive solutions: When an easement was identified on the property, Fluid and our in-house town planning team provided all the necessary searches to ensure that the shed was not subject to any restrictions. and complied to building regulations.

A CASE STUDY FOR TOWN PLANNING 

Building Approvals & Town Planning in Indooroopilly, Brisbane

Town Planning Development Application for Approval

At Fluid Building Approvals, our goal is to ensure your project flows as smoothly as possible; and our in-house town planners are one of the main reasons we can achieve this.

 

When a client was dreaming of a new entertainment area to take advantage of their stunning Brisbane River views, Fluid was there to help facilitate their Development Application and building approval.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid hub worked closely with the Fluid Planning team to prepare and lodge the Development Application on the clients behalf in record time.

Negotiating the approvals process: The Fluid team were proactive in following up outstanding certificates and reports needed to ensure the project was certified and ready to go!

Proactive solutions: Our town planners noted that the nature of the project qualified for a reduced fee from council, saving our client in council extra fees.

A CASE STUDY FOR TOWN PLANNING 

Town Planning Development Application for Approval

At Fluid Building Approvals, our goal is to ensure your project flows as smoothly as possible; and our in-house town planners are one of the main reasons we can achieve this.

 

When a client was dreaming of a new entertainment area to take advantage of their stunning Brisbane River views, Fluid was there to help facilitate their Development Application and building approval.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid hub worked closely with the Fluid Planning team to prepare and lodge the Development Application on the clients behalf in record time.

Negotiating the approvals process: The Fluid team were proactive in following up outstanding certificates and reports needed to ensure the project was certified and ready to go!

Proactive solutions: Our town planners noted that the nature of the project qualified for a reduced fee from council, saving our client in council extra fees.

SPEAK TO OUR FRIENDLY TEAM TODAY!

A CASE STUDY OF A THEME PARK

Building Certification for Theme Park Roofing

Client: Aussie World, Sunshine Coast

 A unique (and fun!) project for our commercial certification team – multiple roofing replacements for theme park rides, retail shops, sheds, workshops and a caretakers residence. 

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid commercial certification team worked closely with the builder and council to ensure the large project flowed smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: Upon first assessment of the project, our commercial team recommended an amended scope in order to move the project along.

Proactive solutions: The certification team worked to identify any technical issues early and provide advice to resolve them, to keep the project on track. 

A CASE STUDY OF A THEME PARK

Building Certification for Theme Park Roofing

Client: Aussie World, Sunshine Coast

 A unique (and fun!) project for our commercial certification team – multiple roofing replacements for theme park rides, retail shops, sheds, workshops and a caretakers residence. 

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid commercial certification team worked closely with the builder and council to ensure the large project flowed smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: Upon first assessment of the project, our commercial team recommended an amended scope in order to move the project along.

Proactive solutions: The certification team worked to identify any technical issues early and provide advice to resolve them, to keep the project on track. 

A CASE STUDY OF A SKATE PARK

Building Certification for a Skate Park

For commercial projects big or small, Fluid Building Approvals and Planning are here to help. Fluid was proud to recently certify Australia’s first international-standard skate and BMX park in Beenleigh, south of Brisbane.  The multi-million dollar upgrade will be used to host national skate and BMX events.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid commercial team worked closely with the project co-ordinator and engineers to identify any challenges early.  This streamlined the process and ensured the project ran on time and within budget.

Negotiating the approvals process: As the first-of-its-kind skate park in Australia, Fluid successfully approved the ‘Special Structure’’ and  advised on structural and safety requirements.

Proactive solutions:  Fluid team provided advice for specific elements of the skate park (such as the ‘Special Structure’ requirements under the Building Act) to ensure the project remained on track whilst meeting the required building codes and laws.

A CASE STUDY OF A SKATE PARK

Building Certification for a Skate Park

For commercial projects big or small, Fluid Building Approvals and Planning are here to help. Fluid was proud to recently certify Australia’s first international-standard skate and BMX park in Beenleigh, south of Brisbane.  The multi-million dollar upgrade will be used to host national skate and BMX events.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid commercial team worked closely with the project co-ordinator and engineers to identify any challenges early.  This streamlined the process and ensured the project ran on time and within budget.

Negotiating the approvals process: As the first-of-its-kind skate park in Australia, Fluid successfully approved the ‘Special Structure’’ and  advised on structural and safety requirements.

Proactive solutions:  Fluid team provided advice for specific elements of the skate park (such as the ‘Special Structure’ requirements under the Building Act) to ensure the project remained on track whilst meeting the required building codes and laws.

A CASE STUDY OF A CAR WASH

Building Certification for a Car Wash

The commercial Fluid Building Approvals team were engaged to certify the new Hoppy’s Carwash in Pimpama!

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Commercial Fluid Building Approvals team mitigated communication between McVeigh Homes and Gold Coast City Council to ensure the project was completed quickly and smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: Due to the nature of project, Fluid was there to facilitate the driveway permit application to ensure regulations were complied with the first time.

Proactive solutions: When our team provided advice when the toilet facilities on site were found to be unsuitable, with clear recommendations on next steps.

A CASE STUDY OF A CAR WASH

Building Certification for a Car Wash

The commercial Fluid Building Approvals team were engaged to certify the new Hoppy’s Carwash in Pimpama!

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Commercial Fluid Building Approvals team mitigated communication between McVeigh Homes and Gold Coast City Council to ensure the project was completed quickly and smoothly.

Negotiating the approvals process: Due to the nature of project, Fluid was there to facilitate the driveway permit application to ensure regulations were complied with the first time.

Proactive solutions: When our team provided advice when the toilet facilities on site were found to be unsuitable, with clear recommendations on next steps.

A CASE STUDY OF A SHOP FIT OUT

Building Certification for a Shop Fit Out

Shopping around for a building certifier to approve your commercial project? Your search ends here. When the Fluid Commercial team were engaged to certify the new Smokemart & Gifts shop at Westfield North Lakes, we ensured the project was approved in a flash.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid Commercial team were committed to ensuring clear communication between the landlord, shop owner and council throughout the approvals process.

Negotiating the approvals process: The commercial team were there to ensure that the stores’ aisles and doorways complied with regulations, and highlighted areas which were important to note.

Proactive solutions: Fluid carried out the assessment of all plans and the final inspection, making recommendations regarding safety and emergency lighting to ensure the project could move forward.

A CASE STUDY OF A SHOP FIT OUT

Building Certification for a Shop Fit Out

Shopping around for a building certifier to approve your commercial project? Your search ends here. When the Fluid Commercial team were engaged to certify the new Smokemart & Gifts shop at Westfield North Lakes, we ensured the project was approved in a flash.

 

THE PROJECT PROCESS

 

Working together: The Fluid Commercial team were committed to ensuring clear communication between the landlord, shop owner and council throughout the approvals process.

Negotiating the approvals process: The commercial team were there to ensure that the stores’ aisles and doorways complied with regulations, and highlighted areas which were important to note.

Proactive solutions: Fluid carried out the assessment of all plans and the final inspection, making recommendations regarding safety and emergency lighting to ensure the project could move forward.