A Principal Certifier must be engaged, by contract, by the person having benefit of the Development Consent, to undertake the following works.
The functions of Principal Certifier for a development are to:
The Principal Certifier is responsible for the following:
Council can fulfil the role of Principal Certifier as can many accredited private certifiers.
To appoint Council as the Principal Certifier the Appointment of Singleton Council as a Principal Certifier Form is required to be completed and submitted to Council before any work commences.
Why Choose Singleton Council as your Principal Certifier?
For further information about the building approval process and choosing a Principal Certifier, please refer to the NSW Building Professionals Board website.