The Principal Certifier inspects a development at certain stages to ensure the works are consistent with the Development Consent and the National Construction Code (NCC) and relevant Australian Standards. This ensures the safety of the property owner and other community members.

To obtain further information on how to appoint Council as the PC please email Council's Building Certification team or call 1300 434 434.

To appoint Northern Beaches Council as the Principal Certifier, please complete a NSW Planning Portal online application.