Certificate of Occupancy - City of Mount Gambier - South Australia

Description

A certificate of occupancy is required to occupy a building on which building work has been carried out. The certificate certifies that the building is suitable for occupation and complies with the Regulations. This certificate is not required in respect of a Class 1a or 10 building under the Building Code. An application must be accompanied by a written statement from the builder responsible for the building work that the building has been carried out in accordance with the relevant approval.

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 $49.00

Forms

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

Administering agency

City of Mount Gambier

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:

Civic Centre

City of Mount Gambier

Operating address: Civic Centre
10 Watson Terrace
Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290
Phone: 08 8721 2555
Email: city@mountgambier.sa.gov.au
Website: City of Mount Gambier (Opens in new window)