Occupation Certificate - New South Wales


You will require this Certificate if you intend to occupy or use a new building or change the use of an existing building.

Service type


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 details of a Development Consent or a Complying Development Certificate for the structure.

You must also have current Construction Certificates for any work that has been carried out.

You must also include a statement that shows that the building is suitable for occupation or use according to Australian building codes.

You must also provide other details such as a Final Fire Safety Certificate for the building.

Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.


As specified on the certificate.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees for this approval vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All 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

Sutherland Shire Council

Contact details

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

Duty Officer

Sutherland Shire Council

Operating address: 4 Eton Street
NSW 2232
Mailing address: Locked Bag 17
NSW 1499
Phone: 02 9710 0333
Email: ssc@ssc.nsw.gov.au