The short answer…YES. If you are thinking of starting any construction work, whether it be on your own home, an investment property or commercial property, chances are you will need to have the works certified/signed off by a building certifier. In the age of Googling a definition – A building certifier is “a professional agent who ensures all structures meet with local and national building codes and […]
A private certifier can approve and inspect building work, a private certifier is engaged under a written contract with the person who has made the application. This may be the building designer, the builder or the property owner. Once hired, a private certifier must also notify the local council within five business days of engagement.