Building & construction

If you're planning to build something on your property, you need development approval and a Construction Certificate (CC) or a Complying Development Certificate (CDC).

To find out what approval you need go to Do I need a DA?

Our Building Certification Team can process your Complying Development Certificate or Construction Certificate. To find out more about the services we can provide see Building certification.

BASIX

BASIX

You may need a BASIX certificate when you lodge a development application. Find out why and how...  

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Driveways

Driveways

A driveway application is required for every driveway cross-over that connects a property with a public road. 

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Fire safety in buildings

Fire safety in buildings

Find out about Annual Fire Safety Statements, Fire Safety Schedules and essential fire safety measures.

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Home building laws

Home building laws

If you are an owner-builder or are in the home building industry, you need to be aware of changes to home building laws.

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Complying Development Certificates

Complying Development Certificates

A Complying Development Certificate or CDC allows you to get faster, more streamlined approval for some low impact development.  

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Stormwater

Stormwater

To carry out stormwater drainage work you may need to apply for approval. Find out more...

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Building certification

Building certification

In New South Wales, building or subdivision work is regulated by a certification process. Find out more...

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Construction Certificates

Construction Certificates

A Construction Certificate is needed before building starts. The CC certifies that plans comply with relevant standards and are consistent with the development consent and its conditions.

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On-site sewage management (OSSM)

On-site sewage management (OSSM)

If you live in an area where you’re not connected to the MidCoast Water sewerage system, you need an on-site sewage management (OSSM) system.

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