A Building Permit is required to undertake any building work. The Northern Territory building legislation provides for private certification of building works. Under this system Building Permits are issued by registered Building Certifiers. A Building Permit must be obtained before commencing any building works.
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 a Building Permit may be made on the approved form to a Building Certifier by the owner of the building, or the land in or on which the building work is to be carried out, or by the owner's agent.
Contact a building certifier regarding details to be submitted.
Building Advisory Services
Building Act 1993 (Northern Territory)
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