Occupation Certificate - Burwood Council - New South Wales

Description

You will require this certificate 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 either 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 either:

  • commence occupation or use of a partially completed building
  • 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.

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
  • any relevant Compliance Certificate.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Apply Lodgement All $40.00

Fee for use of NSW planning portal to lodge application. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 New South Wales

Lodgement process

Apply

All Development Applications and other planning related applications must be lodged electronically via the NSW Planning Portal.

To apply for an Occupation Certificate you must:

  • register for the NSW Planning Portal
  • complete the online application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Administering agency

Burwood Council

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 Officer

Burwood Council

New South Wales
Operating address: Level 2, Suite 1
1 - 17 Elsie Street
Burwood, New South Wales 2134
Mailing address: PO BOX 240
Burwood, New South Wales 1805
Phone: 02 9911 9911
Fax: 02 9911 9900
Email: council@burwood.nsw.gov.au
Website: Burwood Council (Opens in new window)