Compliance Certificate - Northern Territory


You will require this certificate if you are reaching the end of works authorised by a development permit and require evidence that it:

  • meets all conditions of a permit
  • is in line with the endorsed plan.
You can apply for a compliance certificate for a development permit, subdivision permit or exceptional development permit. Once your application is received a planner will usually arrange a site visit to ensure that the development matches the endorsed plans.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you:

  • need to provide the development permit number or exceptional permit number
  • may need written clearance from service authorities to confirm you have met the conditions of your development permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Certificate of compliance for subdivision - no fees apply (2021-22)

Apply Application All $212.00

Certificate of compliance for development other than subdivision. Fees for 2021-22


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Development Applications Online (Opens in new window)

Regulation(s) name

Planning Regulations 2000 Northern Territory

Approval time

It can take a week after the site visit to receive the compliance certificate.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

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:

Development Assessment Services

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Northern Territory
Website: Contact a Planner (Opens in new window)