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Building and 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.

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The construction process

Find out about the construction approval and inspection processes, and appointing Council as your principal certifier if you continue to the construction stage.

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Complying development

Complying development is a type of approval that combines the functions of a Development Application and a Construction Certificate for development that meets relevant standards under State planning policies.

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Building certification

Once you have a Construction Certificate, and before you start any works, you need to appoint a principal certifier who will carry out your inspections at each required stage of construction.

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Council's certification team

We provide an efficient, cost effective and professional certifying service and work with you throughout the development and construction process to help make sure that everything runs smoothly.

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An Owner-Builder Permit allows people who have the skill, or capacity, to build their own house or supervise construction. Find out everything you need to know about obtaining a permit and becoming an owner-builder.

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Pools and spas

Get useful information about the requirements of owning a pool in NSW, including pool registration and inspections, pool safety, and barrier design requirements.