Creative and Innovative solutions that meet or exceed code.

Our ability to advise design teams or certify achievement of code requirements adds value to the development process. From an independent, informed position our Building Surveying services provide unbiased advice and assistance to the property industry. This allows our clients to understand and meet their regulatory compliance obligations in a cost effective and functional manner.

Utilising an in-depth knowledge of Building Code of Australia (BCA) performance requirements, innovative and lateral approaches and a practical appreciation of commercial demands – we will identify, assess and recommend optimum strategies to achieve robust compliance outcomes for building owners, managers, developers, and users.


The Group DLA consultancy team delivers a range of strategic and specialist services which support the success of our clients. Simply, this means we can fully assist with the regulatory challenges and opportunities our clients face, to ensure design driven compliance throughout all stages of a development.

  • Building Code of Australia (BCA) Compliance Assessments & Design Advice
  • Assessment of Performance Based Alternative Solutions
  • Fire Safety Upgrade Strategies and Reporting
  • Technical Due Diligence Audits (including prioritisation of upgrade regimes)
  • Feasibility Advice and Reporting (Pre DA Capability Assessment)
  • Legislative Advice and Consultancy
  • Assessment & Preparation of Annual Fire Safety Statements (AFSS)


Group DLA provides market leading Private Certification Services across Australia. Our team of unrestricted Accredited Certifiers are experienced in various property sectors, project types and regulatory environments and are committed to providing a pragmatic and responsive service.

  • Assessment and Issue of Part 4a Construction Certificates (CC)
  • Assessment and Issue of Complying Development Certificates (CDC)
  • Assessment and Issue of Part 4a Occupation Certificates (OC)
  • Crown Development Certification (Section 109R)

National Reach

We have worked on a range of complex and challenging projects throughout Australia and provide a national reach through our close affiliations with likeminded Building Surveying practices in every state and territory.  This is a unique and valued point of difference separating us from our competitors.