Private Certifier Registration - South Australia

Service summary

Private certifiers can perform the same duties as councils in relation to building rules assessment and limited planning consent.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

A private certifier must:

  • have the relevant qualifications and experience set out in regulation 91
  • hold a professional indemnity insurance policy as prescribed in regulation 93


1 Year.


Application fee - $145 (subject to change annually)
Annual registration fee - $73 (subject to change annually)

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Local Government
Transport and Infrastructure

Act(s) name

Development Act 1993 (South Australia)

Planning, Development and Infrastructure 2016 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Development Regulations 2008 (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:




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