Occupation Certificate - New South Wales

Description

You will require this certificate if you intend to occupy or use a new building or change the use of an existing building. The Building Code of Australia (chapters one and two of the National Construction Code) detail what uses are permitted for different classes of building.

Occupation Certificates can be issued as an interim certificate or final certificate and can be issued for the whole or any part of a building.

An interim Occupation Certificate authorises a person to:

  • Commence occupation or use of a partially completed building; or
  • To commence a new use of part of an existing building.

A final occupation certificate authorises a person to commence occupation or use of a new building, or to commence a new use of an existing building.

A new building includes an altered portion of, or an extension to, an existing building.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this certificate you must provide a copy of:

  • The relevant Development Consent or Complying Development Certificate;
  • Any relevant Construction Certificate;
  • Any relevant Fire Safety Certificate; and
  • Any relevant Compliance Certificate.

A Building Sustainability Index Certificate (BASIX) may also be required on request.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the certificate.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $205.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Occupation Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Ballina Shire Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: 40 Cherry Street
Ballina
NSW 2478
Mailing address: PO BOX 450
Ballina, New South Wales 2478
Phone: 02 6686 4444
Fax: 02 6686 7035
Email: council@ballina.nsw.gov.au
Website: Ballina Shire Council (Opens in new window)