The following links provide background information on a variety of matters relevant to the development of land.

David Hutchison as a Private Certifier, can issue approvals for single storey alterations and additions throughout the State, and detached and semi detached dwellings in designated “Res-code” Areas. He can also approve land division applications flowing from any ‘Res-code’ approvals and minor variations to approved ‘Res-code’ developments.

The following link will assist you in understanding the Res-code process and will take you maps identifying the Res-code areas, requirements for Res-code development and the relevant application forms. Residential Development Code Updates link.

Each development involving building works requires an Electricity Declaration, information for which can be obtained from here (Building Safely Near Powerlines) and here (Electricity Act Declaration Form).

The following Acts and Regulations may be of interest: