An Occupancy Permit is required before you can occupy a building, at the completion of building works in accordance with the Building Permit, the approved plans, or after a change of use of that building. Occupancy Permits are issued by building certifiers.
A list of current registered Building Certifiers is also available at http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/building-practitioners/
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
An application for an Occupancy Permit shall be in writing on the approved form and may be made to a Building Certifier by the owner of a building, or by the owner's agent.
A Building Certifier will advise what documents are required to be lodged with the application
Building Advisory Services
Building Act 1993 (Northern Territory)
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