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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 9 June 2009 to 30 June 2009 (accessed 4 August 2020 at 19:11) Current version
109N Change of building use of existing building requires occupation certificate
(1) A person must not effect a change of building use for the whole or any part of an existing building unless an occupation certificate has been issued in relation to the building or part.Maximum penalty: 25 penalty units.(2) This section does not apply to:(a) a change of building use of an existing building if the change of building use is or forms part of exempt development or development that does not otherwise require development consent, or(b) the continued occupation or use of a building at any time after the expiration of 12 months after the date on which the building was first occupied or used, or(c) a change of building use of an existing building by such persons or in such circumstances as may be prescribed by the regulations, or(d) a change of building use of an existing building that has been erected by or on behalf of the Crown or by or on behalf of a prescribed person.