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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 1 March 2010 to 25 March 2010 (accessed 5 August 2020 at 01:13) Current version
155 Form of occupation certificate
(cf clause 79P of EP&A Regulation 1994)
(1) An occupation certificate must contain the following:(a) the identity of the certifying authority that issued it, including, in a case where the certifying authority is an accredited body corporate, the identity of the individual who issued the certificate on behalf of the body corporate,(b) if the certifying authority is an accredited certifier, the accreditation number of the certifying authority, including, in a case where the certifying authority is an accredited body corporate, the accreditation number of the individual who issued the certificate on behalf of the body corporate,(b1) if the certifying authority is an accredited certifier who is an individual, the signature of the accredited certifier,(b2) if an individual issued the certificate on behalf of the certifying authority, the signature of the individual who issued the certificate,(c) the date of the certificate,(d) indicate the type of certificate being issued (that is, interim or final),(e) a statement to the effect that:(i) the health and safety of the occupants of the building have been taken into consideration where an interim occupation certificate is being issued, and(ii) a current development consent or complying development certificate is in force for the building, and(iii) if any building work has been carried out, a current construction certificate (or complying development certificate) has been issued with respect to the plans and specifications for the building, and(iv) the building is suitable for occupation or use in accordance with its classification under the Building Code of Australia, and(v) a fire safety certificate has been issued for the building, and(vi) a report from the Fire Commissioner has been considered (if required).(2) Except as provided by subclause (3) or (4), the certificate must be accompanied by a fire safety certificate and fire safety schedule for the building.(3) If the need for the occupation certificate arises solely from fire link conversion, the certificate need only be accompanied by a fire safety certificate of the kind referred to in section 153 (1A) and the relevant fire link conversion schedule or fire safety schedule issued under clause 168A.(4) If the building is a temporary structure, subclauses (1) (e) (v) and (2) do not apply.Note.The only circumstance in which the occupation or use of a temporary structure requires an occupation certificate is when the temporary structure is to be used as an entertainment venue.