After you’ve obtained a DA, you'll need to obtain a Construction Certificate to commence building works.
A Construction Certificate must be obtained before any building work commences, it is your approval to start construction, verifying that:
Your Construction Certificates application must be accompanied with:
Note: An application for Construction Certificate may only be made by a person who is eligible to appoint a principal certifier for the development ie. the owner or person who has the benefit of the development consent
To lodge your Construction Certificate application with us, you will need to apply online though the NSW Planning Portal.
AlburyCity will provide you with a Certification Contract to complete and return. The Contract is for the Certification Services AlburyCity will provide during the construction. You will need complete all aspects of the Contract and return to AlburyCity prior to the Construction Certificate being issued.
In addition to lodging your Construction Certificate you are required to complete a PCA Appointment thought the NSW Planning Portal this can be done at the same time the Construction Certificate application is made. The PC Appointment may only be made by the owner or person who has the benefit of the development consent.
Once all inspections have taken place as outlined in your Construction Certificate, confirming the works have been completed as per the plans, you’ll need to obtain an Occupation Certificate to occupy the building (or other structure).
An application for an Occupation Certificate may only be made by a person who is eligible to appoint a principal certifier for the development.