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Building & certification

Are you thinking of building in Eurobodalla Shire or already have your Development Application approved? Find out what's involved in the construction and certification process and how Council can help you.

If your Construction Certificate has already been issued, you can use our online form to request a building inspection.

You will also find useful information about the requirements and responsibilities of owning a pool in NSW such as pool registrations and inspections, and pool safety and barrier design requirements.

The construction process

This page provides a general overview of the construction approval and inspection process.If you are continuing to the construction stage and proposing to lodge a Construction Certificate Application, you can appoint Council as your PCA.

Building certification

Once you have a Construction Certificate, you need to appoint a Principal Certifying Authority before you start any building or subdivision works.You can appoint Council as your PCA.The PCA will carry out your inspections at each required stage of construction.

Council's certification team

Council's Building Certification Team provide an efficient, cost effective and professional certifying service that you can trust. Our team can work with you throughout the development and construction process to ensure that everything runs smoothly and efficiently.

Complying development

Complying development is a type of approval for development that meets all of the relevant standards under State planning policies. It combines the functions of a Development Application (DA) and Construction Certificate, and is a simpler and quicker approval process than submitting a DA.

Pools and spas

This page will provide you with useful information about the requirements and responsibilities of owning a pool in NSW such as pool registrations and inspections, and pool safety and barrier design requirements.