Apply for a Compliance Certificate

A compliance certificate certifies that the works approved by the relevant civil works approval (eg Construction Certificate, Subdivision Works Certificate or Public Works Certificate) have been completed in accordance with the approved construction plans.

A Compliance Certificate is issued by the relevant certifying authority, which in most cases is Council.

    If you're lodging with Council, you will be required to complete an Application for a Compliance Certificate.

      Online

      Step 1.Gather your documents

      This application must be accompanied by any documents that are to be relied upon for the component/work that the compliance certificate is being sought for.

      You will need to provide your Development Consent number as part of this application, which you can find via Application Tracking

      Other documents that you may need to include are:

      • Structural engineering certificates
      • Landscape completion certificates
      • Road works engineering certificates
      • Stormwater works executed plans and certificates

      For further advice on what to submit, contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333, Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm and ask to speak with a Duty Officer.

      Step 2.Pay

      Lodgement fees will be calculated by staff and provided to you in writing after we've received your application for a Compliance Certificate.

      Your Compliance Certificate will not be issued until all outstanding fees have been paid.

      Step 3.Apply

      Once you have gathered your documents, you can apply online for a Compliance Certificate. You'll need to upload electronic versions of the required documentation in order to complete your application.

      In person

      Step 1.Gather your documents

      This application must be accompanied by any documents that are to be relied upon for the component/work that the compliance certificate is being sough for.

      You will need to provide your Development Consent number as part of this application, which you can find via Application Tracking

      Other documents that you may need to include are:

      • Structural engineering certificates
      • Landscape completion certificates
      • Road works engineering certificates
      • Stormwater works executed plans and certificates

      For further advice on what to submit, contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333, Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm and ask to speak with a Duty Officer.

      Step 2.Visit us

      Visit our Customer Service Centre and we can help you complete your application online.

      In light of restrictions caused by COVID-19, access to our Customer Service desk in Council's Administration Building is by appointment only. If you require assistance from our Customer Service Centre please contact them on 02 4921 0333.