ApproveIt Building Certification provides fast, accurate and insightful residential building advice and approvals to customers across South East Queensland.

Working with clients across South East Queensland

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Lead by Richard Shann, the team boasts over 19 years’ experience and an excellent track record of service with zero insurance claims, which sees them confidently provide impartial advice and assessments for hundreds of applications each year.

With the property market booming across the region, the ApproveIt team is growing to accommodate the demand while maintaining their excellent service levels and quick timeframes.

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We check, assess and approve residential building plans with accuracy and integrity.
We can provide advice before you finalise your plans to ensure you meet the requirements.
When each stage is complete, we can come to site for the inspection and stage approval.
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Senior Building Surveyor

Richard Shann

With more than two decades of industry experience, Director Richard Shann has extensive knowledge when it comes to building and approval requirements.
Through his work in both the UK and Australia, he has experience across all areas of certification including commercial, retail, industrial and residential. In an industry where prompt approval and good advice is key, Richard prides himself on being both efficient and reliable.
No matter how many times he’s done it, Richard still enjoys nothing more than seeing the final product of a well-designed and constructed building he’s been involved in from start to finish.
Building Surveyor

Elise Geritz

As determined as they come, Elise Geritz is an experienced Building Surveyor/Certifier who is proactive in assisting our clients achieve their construction goals.
She has more than 5 years of experience in the construction industry, with 2 of those in private certification. This background means Elise has a solid understanding of the legislation in relation to building standards and regulations.
Her favourite part of the job is the building process. Whether it’s a renovation or a new build, she absolutely loves working with clients and watching as their plans and expectations go from ideas and documentation into something tangible that will add to their everyday lives.