Types of applications
This brief explanation into the various types of applications and certificates is provided to assist you navigate your way through what could be involved in your project.
Once a construction certificate/complying development certificate is issued you must notify Council of your choice of principle certifying authority (If you use a private certifier they will usually carry out this on your behalf). The role of a PCA is to ensure that the construction is in accordance with the Building Code of Australia and other relevant Australian Standards.
If you don't have access to Hunter Water Corporation Sewer System you will need to have an onsite waste water treatment system. This system will need approval under The Local Government Act. To operate, install/construct and/or alter a sewage management facility complete the application, or to find out more about this, go to Sewage management systems.