After approval

After your planning application is approved, there are other steps that may need to be completed before you can start your project. These might include operational works, plan sealing or erosion and sediment control.

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Extensions of time Under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and Planning Act 2016, a development approval has a currency period or relevant period. This means that a development approval has a certain amount of time in which a particular action may need to be undertaken, otherwise it will lapse (i.e. no longer valid). Different development applications may have different currency periods. Generally, Council includes a standard advice note on any development approvals ...
Information Sheet 042 The responsible person (or someone who is directly employed by them) is the only person/s under current legislation who can call an inspection. Contact must be made by the responsible person to arrange bookings for all stages of works. The applicant/owner is to provide the responsible person with the details of the approval (i.e. conditions of approval, approval number, house connection plan and the number of inspections paid ...
A Compliance Certificate (Certificate of Inspection) is issued at the completion of final inspection undertaken by a council plumbing inspector. It indicates the plumbing work that has been carried out on the property.  A copy is sent to the property owner and the applicant.  All commercial plumbing installations should request a compliance certificate, as the building certifier may require this document to issue clearance certificates. ...
There are a number of instances that a survey plan would need to be lodged with Council for endorsement. This may include, but not limited to: For reconfiguring a lot (i.e. subdivision or boundary realignment); To create a community titles scheme; or To establish an easement over a property. Survey Plan endorsement is a review of compliance against existing conditions, development approvals, legislation and regulations. It is not additional assessment of the original development. Lodgin ...
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