Code of Practice for Private Certifiers and the Building Rules Assessment Function of Councils - South Australia

Service summary

This Code of Practice is intended to provide all Private Certifiers registered in South Australia with authoritative guidance on acceptable standards of conduct. Pursuant to Section 97 (4) a Private Certifier who contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of the Code of Practice is guilty of an offence.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Local Government
Transport and Infrastructure

Act(s) name

Development Act 1993 (South Australia)

Contact details


Registration Authority

Operating address:
Level 5
50 Flinders Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1815
Adelaide SA 5001

Toll Free:




Supporting information


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