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 Description
General Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Northern Beaches 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: Town Hall, 1 Belgrave Street
Manly
NSW 2095
Operating address: 725 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Operating address: Village Park
1 Park Street
Mona Vale, New South Wales 2103
Operating address: 59A Old Barrenjoey Road
Avalon Beach, New South Wales 2107
Mailing address: PO BOX 82
Manly, New South Wales 1655
Mailing address: PO BOX 1336
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Mailing address: PO BOX 882
Mona Vale, New South Wales 1660
Phone: 02 9976 1500
Phone: 02 9942 2111
Phone: 02 9970 1111
Fax: 02 9976 1400
Fax: 02 9971 4522
Fax: 02 9970 1200
Email: council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Website: Manly Council (Opens in new window)