Apply for a building information certificate
Get the document for existing buildings and structures, and for structures that have been erected without approval.
Project Status: When you need to do this
Building information certificate applications are commonly made when property is being sold and can be from:
- the property owner
- another person, with the property owner’s consent
- the property buyer under a contract of sale, including their solicitor or agent
- a public authority when it has notified the owner.
What you need to do
Complete the building information certificate application on the NSW Planning Portal
You will be contacted for payment of the relevant fee.
Before you start
Swimming pools require an additional form
If a swimming pool is associated with this application, a certificate application – swimming pools must also be lodged, along with the relevant fees.
This application cannot be lodged through the NSW Planning Portal. Please lodge the completed application by email to [email protected] and you will be contacted for payment of the relevant fee.
After you finish
Once your application is received, we may contact you for further information or clarification.