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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 19 December 2014 to 31 December 2014 (accessed 28 January 2020 at 21:55) Current version
129D Council to be notified of significant fire safety issues
(1) A certifying authority is required to give written notice to the council in accordance with this clause if:(a) an application has been made to the certifying authority for a complying development certificate affecting an existing building, and(b) the building is a class 1b, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 building, and(c) at any time between the application being received and the issue of the complying development certificate, the certifying authority becomes aware (when carrying out an inspection or otherwise) of a significant fire safety issue with any part of the building.(2) The notice:(a) must describe the fire safety issue and the parts of the building affected by the issue, and(b) must be made within 2 days after the certifying authority becomes aware of the fire safety issue.(3) However, the certifying authority is not required to give notice if the fire safety issue is being addressed:(a) by the proposed development, or(b) by a fire safety order, or(c) by some other development consent (including a complying development certificate) that affects the building.(4) To avoid doubt, this clause extends to a council that is a certifying authority.