Certificates and Permits

Within this section

Access on Fire Trails or Reserves

Application to access fire trails or reserves to perform building work.

Zoning 149 Certificate

To find out the zoning of a particular block of land, you can apply to council for a section 149 planning certificate.

BASIX - Building Sustainability Index

BASIX is a mandatory certificate under the EPA Act for all development approvals in NSW. Use the NSW Planning & Environment online BASIX assessment tool.

Building Certificate

A building certificate is usually needed when buying or selling a property, or after unauthorised development has been carried out on a site.

Bushfire (BAL) Certificate

You will need a bushfire certificate if you are planning on doing complying development in bush fire prone land.

Complying Development Certificate

Before any work on a proposed complying development can commence, a certificate of complying development must be issued. You can engage council's certification services for this work.

Construction Certificate

A construction certificate is an approval to make sure building plans and specifications comply with the various codes and standards. You can engage council's certification services for this work.

Driveways, Footpaths and Roads

Carrying out work on driveways, footpaths and roads.

Fire Safety Certificate

Owners of buildings such as commercial or industrial premises and residential flat buildings etc, have a legal obligation to ensure that all fire safety measures installed on the premises are maintained in good working condition at all times.

Flood Information

Flood information and application form.

Occupation Certificate

The legal occupation of a building is only permitted when the final occupation certificate is issued. You can engage council's certification services for this work.

Pool Certificate of Compliance

Council can inspect your pool and if it is compliant, a certificate will be issued that is valid for 3 years unless safety concerns arise.

Wood Heaters and Fire Places

Installing wood heaters and fire places correctly to avoid creating air pollution.

Use of Council Land

Guidelines for the use of Council land such as unclosed road / laneway / drainage reserve / footpath / airspace adjoining your property.

Access to Fire Trail or Reserve Building Certificate Bush Fire Certificate Complying Development Certificate Construction Certificate Fire Safety Certificate Annual Fire Safety Statement Flood Control Certificate Pool Certificate of Compliance Zoning Certificate 149(2)

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