Subdivision Works Certificate - Byron Shire Council - New South Wales


You will need this certificate if you intend to carry out subdivision works in New South Wales. A subdivision works certificate ensures that subdivision developments are completed in accordance with regulatory and legal requirements.

Subdivision works include:

  • Sewage and stormwater works
  • roadworks and earthworks
  • structural work.

As opposed to the subdivision certificate, the subdivision works certificate must be obtained prior to the commencement of any development or works.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1000.00

Subdivision works up to 5 lots. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $180.00

Subdivision works per lot over 5 lots. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $1000.00

Minor subdivision works (eg. internal driveways) or bulk earthworks only (eg. no roads, drainage, etc). Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Apply Miscellaneous All $180.00

Assessment of additional information, per hour, minimum 1 hour). Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $1000.00

Amended subdivision works certificate. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 New South Wales

Application process


Depending upon the local council, you may be able to apply for a subdivision works certificate directly to your council or online via the NSW planning portal.

Administering agency

Byron Shire Council

Contact details

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