Category: BAL Assessments

  • What is a BAL Assessment?

    What is a BAL Assessment?

    BAL Assessment

  • Shire of Mundaring BAL Assessments

    Shire of Mundaring BAL Assessments

    Are you building in the Shire of Mundaring and want the differences for BAL Assessments in the area? We’ve got you covered with essential local knowledge. Mundaring usually requests a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment as the first document. Regardless of the rating, you will likely need a Bushfire Management Statement (BMS) due to the…

  • City of Kalamunda BAL Assessments

    City of Kalamunda BAL Assessments

    Are you building in the City of Kalamunda and need a simple rundown on BAL Assessments in the area? We’ve got you covered with essential local knowledge. Has the city requested a BAL Assessment and you’re unsure what it means? A Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment is typically the first document requested. If the rating…

  • Understanding Your BAL Ratings

    Understanding Your BAL Ratings

    A Complete Guide for Western Australia This comprehensive guide helps you understand your BAL ratings as you plan to build, extend, or renovate in bushfire-prone areas of Western Australia. Highlighting the importance of correct processes, cost-saving strategies, and how hiring the best BAL assessor can prevent unnecessary headaches and ensure compliance. What is a BAL…

  • Getting a BAL Assessment in WA?

    Getting a BAL Assessment in WA?

    In WA, get a BAL Assessment from an FPAA Accredited level 2 Bushfire planning practitioner. Level 1 Bushfire Consultants have limited job scopes and areas. Firstly, check the DFES Bushfire Prone Map. If your structure isn’t in the pink, you don’t need one. To obtain a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment in Western Australia, follow…

  • Understand your BAL Report

    Understand your BAL Report

    We will cover the most important areas of the BAL Report document to ensure you understand your BAL Report. Page 2 features the Site Assessment Map, which indicates the current vegetation classifiable within 100-150m of your proposed structure, as shown below: This shows your the BAL Ratings overall. Ratings of BAL12.5, BAL-19 & BAL-29 are…

  • BAL Report Assessment Process

    BAL Report Assessment Process

    Understanding the BAL Report Assessment Process (level 2 Assessor) The BAL Report Assessment Process with a Site Plan: The BAL Report Assessment Process Without a Site Plan: Get us at WA Fire & Safety to provide you with expert and up to date advice and documentation for your development, Contact us today Other information available…

  • Why is it BAL-FZ?

    Why is it BAL-FZ?

    Why is it BAL-FZ? First, read and understand the building process information to know the steps and documentation needed for construction. Lots with native vegetation, unmanaged grasslands, and ground fuels often receive a higher BAL Rating, like BAL-FZ or BAL-40. Typically, these lots are larger than a normal residential lot, but that’s not always the…

  • Why Get a BAL Report Done Correctly?

    Why Get a BAL Report Done Correctly?

    When you get a BAL Assessment from an Accredited BPAD Bushfire Consultant Level 1, 2, or 3, you’ll be working with a professional who: Problems with Not Getting a BAL Report Done Correctly However, choosing an unqualified assessor can lead to several issues, including: Why WA Fire & Safety Ensures a Correct BAL Report At…

  • BAL Assessments Perth

    Are you looking for a BAL Assessment in Perth? A Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Rating is a measure of the level of construction that must be used to protect building assets from bushfire attack. Here at WA Fire & Safety, we have experienced professionals who can provide you with an accurate and reliable BAL assessment…