Your Building Approval (BA)

Updated: Oct 14, 2021

The background behind the certifier's stamp

Certifiers act in the public interest, to help ensure the requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC), Queensland development Code (QDC) and Australian Standards are met.

- permit for safe, compliant building work

- can be issued by a private certifier.

What is the NCC?

The BA process - Learn more

The certifier works together with project stakeholders to facilitate your building approval application with council (more info from QBCC) . Once approval is obtained, building work can begin.

The approval process concludes following the final inspection and collation of certificates at the completion of the build. Then homeowners can enjoy peace of mind, knowing their home is safe and compliant.

The chart below outlines the general steps and inspections through the building approval application.

Discovering how a DA differs from a BA?

BTP’s explainer video for homeowners

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