The determination of applications for any development certificate including Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates, Compliance Certificates & Occupation Certificates;
The exercising of the functions of a Certifier (including Principal Certifier) as specified in section 6.5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, including the carrying out of mandatory critical stage inspections for building works;
The inspection of swimming pools under the Swimming Pool Act 1992 and the issuing of Certificates of Compliance under that Act;
The exercising of any function of a registered certifier under the certification legislation or under any other Act or Law;
Any other work of a kind as prescribed by the regulations.
Ensures that the necessary approvals are in place;
Ensures that any pre-conditions of the development consent are met;
Conducts the mandatory critical stage inspections throughout construction;
Issues the Occupation Certificate at completion.
Registered Certifiers cannot be engaged by a builder (unless the builder is also the owner of the land).
For more information about your right to engage the Registered Certifier for your development – Contact Fair Trading NSW.