Certificate of Occupancy - City of Charles Sturt - South Australia

Description

You will need to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy once building works have been carried out to prove that the building is suitable for occupancy.

A Certificate of Occupancy form certifies that a building is suitable for occupation and complies with regulations after building work has been carried out.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

You will not require a certificate of occupancy for a Class 10 non-habitable building or structure under the Building Code, such as:

  • private garage
  • carport
  • shed
  • fence
  • retaining or free standing wall

Please consult the council for more information regarding exemptions.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • ensure that the building is suitable for occupation from a safety perspective
  • lodge a completed form with the relevant authority 
  • pay any lodgement or approval fees

Please contact the agency for more information.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $50.00

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Certificate of Occupancy - DOCX (Opens in new window)

Application process

Apply

Your application must be accompanied by a written statement from the builder responsible for the work stating that the work has been carried out in compliance with relevant approval. Where applicable you will be required to submit the following documents with your application:

  • Certificate of Compliance
  • evidence that the conditions of your development approval have been met.

Administering agency

City of Charles Sturt

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:

Customer Service

City of Charles Sturt

Operating address: The City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre
72 Woodville Road
Woodville, South Australia 5011
Mailing address: PO BOX 1
Woodville, South Australia 5011
Phone: 08 8408 1111
Email: council@charlessturt.sa.gov.au
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Website: City of Charles Sturt (Opens in new window)