Application Forms & Construction Certificates

Certificates for Construction, Complying Development, Occupation and Principal Certifying Authority

To assist you with the application process, you can download PDF versions of each application form and a variety of checklists, depending on your application type. Please click on the relevant application type below which will then display download links for the associated application form and checklist (if applicable). Return the completed form and documentation listed in the checklist to a Buildcert office (email, post, or hand delivered is acceptable). If you have any questions, please contact your local Buildcert office for further assistance.

Please select from one of the following application types:

Construction Certificate Application
Download this application form for a Construction Certificate. This combined form also includes Appointment of PCA & Occupation Certificate application.
Construction Certificate Checklist – Class 1a buildings
Download this checklist for Class 1a buildings such as new dwellings, dwelling alterations & additions, and granny flats.
Construction Certificate Application
Download this application form for a Construction Certificate. This combined form also includes Appointment of PCA & Occupation Certificate application.
Construction Certificate Checklist – Class 10 buildings
Download this checklist for Class 10 buildings such as sheds, awnings, swimming pools and retaining walls.
Construction Certificate Application
Download this application form for a Construction Certificate. This combined form also includes Appointment of PCA & Occupation Certificate application.
Construction Certificate Checklist – Class 2 to 9 buildings
Download this checklist for Class 2 to 9 buildings such as shop, offices, apartments, units and other commercial and industrial buildings.
Complying Development Certificate Application
Download this application form for a Complying Development Certificate. This combined form also includes Appointment of PCA & Occupation Certificate application.
Complying Development Certificate Checklist – Class 1a buildings
Download this checklist for Class 1a buildings such as new dwellings, dwelling alterations & additions, and granny flats.
Complying Development Certificate Application
Download this application form for a Complying Development Certificate. This combined form also includes Appointment of PCA & Occupation Certificate application.
Complying Development Certificate Checklist – Class 10 buildings
Download this checklist for Class 10 buildings such as sheds, awnings, swimming pools and retaining walls.
Complying Development Certificate Application
Download this application form for a Complying Development Certificate. This combined form also includes Appointment of PCA & Occupation Certificate application.
Complying Development Certificate Checklist – Class 2 to 9 buildings
Download this checklist for Class 2 to 9 buildings such as shop, offices, apartments, units and other commercial and industrial buildings.
Occupation Certificate Application
Download this application form to apply for an Occupation Certificate at the completion of the project.
Transfer of Principal Certifying Authority (PCA) Application
Download this application form to transfer from your current Principal Certifying Authority (PCA) to Buildcert.
Appointment of PCA & Commencement Notice
Download this form if you have an approved Construction Certificate or Complying Development Certificate and you would like to appoint Buildcert as the Principal Certifying Authority (PCA).

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