A Construction Certificate (CC) is a certificate verifying that relevant matters specified in a development consent and applicable legislation have been satisfied. A Construction Certificate is required after development consent is issued and before building, demolition or subdivision work commences. 

 A Construction Certificate will only be issued if:

  • The proposed building will comply with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA).
  • The design and construction is consistent with the plans approved for the development consent.
  • Any development consent conditions which must be met before issue of Construction Certificate have been met.
  • Conditions requiring payment of monetary contributions have been met.
  • A fire safety schedule is issued with the certificate for the building(s) the subject of the work (for applicable classes of buildings).
  • Structural strength and fire safety matters have been satisfied in the case of a change of building use or alterations to an existing building.