Code of Practice for Private Certifiers and the Building Rules Assessment Function of Councils - South Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to work as a registered private certifier in South Australia. A private certifier is a person who makes assessments, requests information, gives consent and approval or makes any other decision in relation to a proposed development.

The code is intended to provide authoritative guidance on acceptable standards of conduct for private certifiers. The code sets out minimum requirements in relation to the duties of private certifiers, including with respect to knowledge, professionalism, public interest and safety, sustainability of the natural and built environment, advertising and payment.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Contact details

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Service SA

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

South Australia
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1533
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 10 84
Phone: 08 8463 3490
Website: Service SA (Opens in new window)