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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 15 May 2020 to date (accessed 29 May 2020 at 14:10)
129D Council to be notified of significant fire safety issues
(1) A certifier is required to give written notice to the council in accordance with this clause if—(a) an application has been made to the certifier 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 certifier 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 certifier becomes aware of the fire safety issue.(3) However, the certifier 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 certifier.