External Combustible Cladding Registration - New South Wales


You will require this registration if you are the owner of a building with external combustible cladding. This registration only applies to Class 2, Class 3, and Class 9 buildings that are two or more storeys, which includes:

  • residential apartment buildings
  • other types of residential buildings where people sleep (for example, hotels, boarding houses, backpackers, student accommodation)
  • aged-care buildings, hospitals, day surgeries
  • public assembly buildings, such as theatres, cinemas, schools and churches.

Please note this also includes any Class 4 dwelling that is inside a Class 9 building (e.g. a caretaker's residence in a storage facility).

This registration applies to external combustible cladding made of the following materials:

  • metal composite panels, including products that consist of aluminium, zinc or copper outer layers and a core material
  • insulated cladding systems comprised of polystyrene, polyurethane or polyisocyanurate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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


You are not required to apply for registration if you own a Class 1, Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8, or Class 10 building.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must provide the following details:

  • the name and address of the owner / owners' corporation representative
  • the address of the building
  • the classification of the building under the Building Code of Australia
  • the number of storeys in the building, above or below ground
  • a description of any external combustible cladding applied to the building, including materials comprising the cladding
  • a description of the extent of application of external combustible cladding to the building and parts of the building to which it is applied.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Head Office

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Operating address: 23 Bridge Street
Sydney, New South Wales, 2000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 39
Sydney, New South Wales
Phone: 1300 305 695
Email: information@planning.nsw.gov.au
Website: Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (Opens in new window)