Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 15 May 2020 to date (accessed 29 May 2020 at 14:41)
Part 8 Division 3 Clause 154A
154A   Special requirements for occupation certificates for residential apartment development
(1)  This clause applies to residential apartment development for which the development application was required to be accompanied by a statement by a qualified designer under clause 50(1A).
(2)  A certifier must not issue an occupation certificate to authorise a person to commence occupation or use of the development unless the certifier has received the statement by the qualified designer verifying that the development achieves the design quality of the development as shown in the plans and specifications in respect of which the construction certificate was issued, having regard to the design quality principles.
(3)  If the development application referred to in subclause (1) was also required to be accompanied by a BASIX certificate with respect to any building, the design quality principles referred to in subclause (2) need not be verified to the extent to which they aim—
(a)  to reduce consumption of mains-supplied potable water, or reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, in the use of the building or in the use of the land on which the building is situated, or
(b)  to improve the thermal performance of the building.