Application Process

Development Application (DA) Process

Application Preparation and Lodgement

  • Have you collected all the relevant documentation to support you application?
  • Have you paid the relevant Council and PCA fees
  • Has the Principal Certifying Authority reviewed you application prior to lodging?

Relevant documents include:

  • Relevant Council Development Application form
  • Owner Consent form
  • Statement of Environmental Effect
  • Relevant plans - site, floor, elevations and sections
  • Any supplementary specials reports requested by Council

Review of Application by Council

The NSW Department of planning and Environment found in their 2014-15 Local Development Performance Monitoring Executive Summary that the average time taken by Councils to approve applications is 70 days

Council approval of application

Construction Certificate (CC) Application

This is where MB Certifications gets involved

  • Have you collected all the relevant documentation to support you application?
  • Have you paid the relevant Council and PCA fees?

Receipt of Construction Certificate

Commencement of development works

  • Have the mandatory critical stage inspections been completed and passed by the Principal Certifying Authority?

Occupation Certicate (OC) issued

Complying Development Certificates (CDC) Process

Does the particular lot of land permit complying development?


YES
NO

Development Application (DA) is required through Council

Application lodged with MB Certifications with relevant documentation

Does the proposed develoment satisfy the criteria for a complying development


YES
NO

Development Application (DA) is required through Council

Complying Development Certificate (CDC) issued

Mandatory critical stage inspections take place across development

Did the development pass its final inspection?


YES
NO

NOI issued by Legal & Compliance and a re-inspection is booked

Mandatory critical stage inspections take place across development

Occupation Certificate (OC) issued

The following is a page where you will find the layout of the application process for both Development Applications and Complying Development Certifications.

Click either of the follow categories to view the corresponding process.