General

Has application for CC been made in writing (check for form)

Has application been made by a person who is eligible to appoint a principal certifying authority for the relevant development?

Will the development affect an existing building?

An inspection of the existing building must be carried out (Clause 143B EP&A Reg 2000).

What class(es) of building is the existing building(s)?

The inspection must include an inspection of the parts of the building affects and the egress routes from those parts (Clause 143B, EP&A Reg 2000).

Is the value of the building works equal to or more than $25,000?

Has the Long Service Levy been paid?

Are there conditions on the consent that must be satisfied before a Construction Certificate can be issued?

Have these conditions been satisfied?

Is there a planning agreement in place in relation to the development?

Are there requirements of the agreement that are required to be complied with before a construction certificate for building work or subdivision work is issued?

Have these conditions been satisfied?

Additonal matters

What class(es) will the building be?

Is the building proposed to have a total floor area of 2,000 square metres or more?

Do the plans and specifications provide for an alternative solution to meet the performance requirements contained in any of the Category 2 fire safety provisions? (that is CP9, EP1.3, EP1.4, EP1.6, EP2.2 or EP3.2)

Referral to the Fire Commissioner is required within 7 days of receipt (clause 144, EP&A Reg 2000).

Is the building proposed to have a fire compartment with a total floor area of more than 2,000 square metres?

Do the plans and specifications provide for an alternative solution to meet the performance requirements contained in any of the Category 2 fire safety provisions? (that is CP9, EP1.3, EP1.4, EP1.6, EP2.2 or EP3.2)

Referral to the Fire Commissioner is required within 7 days of receiving the CC application (Clause 144, EP&A Reg 2000)

Is the building proposed to have a total floor area of more than 6,000 square metres?

Do the plans and specifications provide for an alternative solution to meet the performance requirements contained in any of the Category 2 fire safety provisions? (that is CP9, EP1.3, EP1.4, EP1.6, EP2.2 or EP3.2)

Referral to the Fire Commissioner is required within 7 days of receiving the CC application (Clause 144, EP&A Reg 2000)

How many storeys is the building?

Do the plans and specifications for the work provide for an alternative solution to meet performance requirement CP2, to the extent that it relates to external combustible cladding?

Does the alternative solution apply the verification method CV3 in Volume 1 of the Building Code of Australia in its entirety?

Referral to the Fire Commissioner is required within 7 days of receiving the CC application (Clause 144, EP&A Reg 2000)

How many storeys is the building?

Do the plans and specifications provide for an alternative solution to meet performance requirement CP2 , to the extent that it relates to external combustible cladding?

Does the alternative solution apply the verification method CV3 in its entirety?

Referral to the Fire Commissioner is required within 7 days of receiving the CC application (Clause 144, EP&A Reg 2000)

Does the building work involve an alternative solution in respect of a fire safety requirement?

Has an alternative solution report been obtained or provided?

An alternative solution report must be obtained or provided (clause 144A, EP&A Reg 2000)

Was the report prepared by or on behalf or a person with the qualifications required by clause 144A of the EP&A Reg 2000?

Does the report include a statement that the alternative solution complies with the relevant performance requirements of the Building Code of Australia

Does the report where relevant, identify the deemed-to-satisfy provisions of the Building Code of Australia being varied?

Does the report describe and justify the alternative solution, including the acceptance criteria and parameters on which the justification is based and any restrictions or conditions on the alternative solution

Does the report include a copy of the brief on which the justification of the alternative solution is based?

Satisfaction of Certifier

Are you satisfied that the report correctly identifies both the performance requirements and the deemed-to-satisfy provisions of the Building Code of Australia?

Are you satisfied that the plans show, and the specifications describe, the physical elements of the alternative solution (where they are capable of being shown and described)?

Is there a BASIX certificate or certificates for the development?

Do the plans and specifications for the building include the matters required by each relevant BASIX certificate? (clause 145(1)(a1) EP&A Reg 2000)

Is the design and construction of the building or subdivision work (as depicted in the plans/specs/info supplied) not inconsistent woith the development consent? (Clause 145 (1)(a) EP&A Reg 2000)

In addition to the matters dealt with by this checklist, the proposed building (unless a temporary building) must comply with the relevant requirements of the Building Code of Australia. (refer clause 145 (1)(b) of the EP&A Reg 2000)