Construction Certificate

A Construction Certificate is required in addition to a Development Application for any development involving building or subdivision works. Such applications may be lodged and processed concurrently with Development Applications. A Construction Certificate Application is seeking building approval. Either Council or an accredited Private Certifier can issue a Construction Certificate as the Principal Certifying Authority (PCA). 

Applications for a Construction Certificate will require:

  • A copy of the plans submitted with the DA;

  • At least one detailed cross section showing construction details such as roof trusses;
  • Details of provisions for fire safety and resistance (if any);
  • Window size schedule;
  • Structural engineer’s details of any footing, concrete slab or proposed retaining walls requiring approval;
  • Details of proposed insulation (including R rating); and
  • Specification details. 
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