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 Amount Description
Apply Application $41.70 -
Apply Application $36.00 Fee for registration of certificate issued by private certifier.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Occupation Certificate - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 NSW

Administering agency

Muswellbrook Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Muswellbrook Shire Council

Operating address: 157 Maitland Street
Muswellbrook
NSW 2333
Mailing address: PO BOX 122
Muswellbrook, New South Wales 2333
Phone: 02 6549 3700
Fax: 02 6549 3701
Email: council@muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au