For information to assist you in the lodgement of a Building Information Certificate, please view the FAQs and Forms below or lodge an application by clicking on the "Apply for It" Button.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Building Information Certificate?
A Building Information Certificate is commonly requested when property is being purchased or sold and there is a need to ensure that the property is not going to be the subject of action by the Council. It is also commonly applied for when work is undertaken without appropriate approvals being issued by Council (or a Private Certifier).
Fees apply for this certificate and if issued, the Council will not issue any order to demolish, alter, add or rebuild the structure(s) on site within seven (7) years.
This certificate is issued under the legislation of Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 or the Local Government Act 1993.
How is the Building Information Certificate different from the Planning Certificate?
Planning Certificates apply to the land specified whereas Building Information Certificates apply to the structures on the land.
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WOLLONGONG CITY COUNCIL
Wollongong City Council, 41 Burelli Street,
Wollongong NSW 2500 ▪ Postal:
Locked Bag 8821
Wollongong DC NSW 2500
(02) 4227 7111 ▪ Fax:
(02) 4227 7277 ▪ Email:
63 139 525 939 – GST Registered