Building Information Certificates

What is a Building Information Certificate?

A Building Information Certificate indicates whether a building has been constructed in accordance with the required approvals or if any part of a building requires demolition.

 

What is the fee for applying for a Building Information Certificate?

The fees for Building Information Certificates are calculated according to the classification of the building under the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and the floor area of the building.

Building Information Certificate fees are outlined in the 2019/2020 Fees and Charges.

 

Who can apply for a Building Information Certificate?

Applications for Building Information Certificates can be made by:

  • the owner of the land on which the building stands
  • another person with consent of the owner of the land
  • the purchaser of the land (or their agent) who is under a contract of sale for the land on which the building stands
  • a public authority that has notified the owner of their intention to apply for the certificate

How do I apply for a Building Information Certificate?

Online applications for Building Information Certificates are available via the Development Hub.

 

Unauthorised Building Work

Where building work has been carried out without prior approval, please note the following will be required;

  • Additional supporting information as outline in the Unauthorised Building Work Fact Sheet (PDF 298.5KB) 
  • Payment of applicable fees - Consists of the Building Information Certificate fee plus an additional Construction Certificate component based on the value of works.
  • If the value of the building work has exceeded $25,000 the relevant Long Service Levy payment shall be paid.

How do I get further information relating to Building Certificates?

For further information on Building Certificates please contact Council.