Do you need Council Approval for the Verandah, Pergola, Pool Cover Structures?
Yes, a Building Permit is required, in some cases other Statutory and/or Regulatory costs are involved.
How much is a Building Permit?
The cost of a building permit depends on the size and value of your structure, usually between $500 - $ 700.
What are the Statutory and Regulatory Costs?
Statutory and Regulatory Cost are the following and depend largely under which Local Council enforces them:
- Town planning permits up to $800
- Council Report and Consent Matters $400 each
- Asset Protection Insurance-$200
- Building Appeals Board $200
- Bushfire Assessment Reports $500
- Build over easements permit
- Local Water Authority Consent $150
- Local Council Consent
What is the maximum span for a structure? Curved, Straight or Gable?
Curved Max Span
Straight Max Span
Gable Max Span
What polycarbonate material is most popular?
The translucent multicell DP8 or glass-look compact DP4 sheeting is a commercial quality glazing system that is trafficable and our 99.9% UV Resistant and Heat Reflective multicell sheet provides the perfet balance between light and heat for your outdoor space. DP8 is used on the north and west facing areas and DP4 can be used on east and south facing areas.
Which powder-coat colour is the most popular?
It really comes down to personal choice. There is no one popular colour. Each structure is individually designed to enhance each customer's outdoor space.
How wide are the polycarbonate sheets?
Generally the polycarbonate sheets are 0.6m, 0.9m and 1.04m wide.
- DP8/ DP 10/DP 16 are 0.6m wide
- DP12 is 0.9m wide
- DP16 is 10.4m wide
Where can I find some AB Roof System structures?
Check them out at our showroom - 17 The Concord, Bundoora 3083 or visit our Portfolio
Do you provide free quotes?
Yes, in metropolitan Melbourne we can visit you on-site to provide a Free Quote. Alternatively, photographs and plans can be emailed directly to our office where we can provide quotes for locations across Victoria.
What systems of quoting do you have?
We offer Free Quotes for:
- Full Installation
- D.I.Y Kits
- Polycarbonate sheets only
What engineering does the structure have?
Our Roof System has been engineered to Australian Standards and Complies with Reg 1507 - Certificate of Compliance - Design.
What footings can hold a structure?
Many types of footings can support our structures, such as a concrete footing in the ground.