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Building Information Certificate

 

​​When to apply for a Building Information Certificate (BIC)?

A building information certificate is usually needed by buyers or sellers of property before settlement to make sure that what is being bought or sold is not going to be the subject of action by the Council.  It is also commonly applied for when work is undertaken without the appropriate approvals issued or were required inspections by the building's Certifier have been missed.

Application requirements

Please email the following information/attachments to service@lanecove.nsw.gov.au.

  1. BIC Application Form
  2. Owner/s consent,
  3. Identification Survey plan

Fees

Fees are set under the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 section 260.

Fee for Class 2-9 Buildings is based on the total floor area, floor area details are required to be provided in the application form

TypeCost
Class 1 or 10 building  $250
Other structures less than 200 square metres$250
Other structures floor area between 200 – 2,000 square metres$250 + 50 cents per square metre over 200 square metres
Other structures floor area greater than 2,000 square metres$1,165 + 7.5 cents per square metre over 2,000 square metres
Additional inspection$90

 

Unauthorised work may incur additional application fees, Customer Service is available to calculate this fee, as required.

Any quotes are to accompany this application submission.

The additional fee applicable as a result of unauthorised work within the scope of this application, is payable under the provisions of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000, Clause 260, sub clause 3A & 3B.

The additional fee is equal to the fee normally payable for a Development Application and/or Construction Certificate for the works.

Require more information?

For more information, please contact Council's Compliance Officer on (02) 9911 3555 or service@lanecove.nsw.gov.au.