Construction Certificates

AIS Certifiers are accredited under the Building and Development Certifiers Act to issue Construction certificates, you are not obligated to remain with council when a construction certificate is required.

Prior to starting building or construction work, you’ll need to apply for a Construction Certificate (CC).

This certificate confirms that the construction plans and development specifications are consistent with the development consent and comply with the Building Code and any other council requirements.

To start the process with AIS you must forward through your approved development consent issued by your local council. Ensure you have met all the requirements council placed on your development consent and provide details of work, such as construction plans and specifications for the development.


  1. YOU provide us with application forms, stamped plans, conditions of consent and any other information available for a free quote and preliminary assessment
  2. WE respond with a quote for works to be provided and request any further information required
  3. YOU confirm acceptance of quote via payment of invoice and provide us with all requested information and submit on the NSW Planning Portal.
  4. WE complete assessment and issue you with a Construction Certificate. This will also be lodged with the appropriate Council via NSW Planning Portal.
  5. YOU may have items to be completed “prior to commencement of works” as set out by your Conditions of Consent and Law, such as provision of Home Warranty Insurance, or payment of bonds to Council. You must complete these items and provide us with “Notice of Commencement”.
  6. WE issue signed notice of commencement to Council.
  7. YOU complete notice of commencement on NSW Planning Portal.

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We offer an efficient, reliable and competent service and endeavour to assist our clients' building requirements.

AIS Certifiers Pty Ltd
A: 17 Moss Street, Nowra NSW 2541
P.  (02) 4421 0004

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