A Subdivision Certificate certifies that a plan of subdivision has been completed in accordance with the relevant development consent conditions or complying development certificate.
It also authorises the registration of the plan of subdivision with NSW Land Registry Services.
Create an account on the NSW Planning Portal.
Go to the NSW Planning Portal and complete the online application for a Construction Certificate (CC). Note: A Subdivision Works Certificate (SWC) can be applied for using the Construction Certificate online application.
Refer to the Quick Reference Guide - Apply for a Subdivision Certificate for help.
Depending on the type of works or use, there will be certain documents you will be required to lodge with your application.
Subdivision Certificate Checklist(PDF, 342KB)
The format, file size and documentation naming conventions used when uploading documents must meet Council's Digital Format Application Requirements.
Once the application is submitted through the Portal, an initial review will be carried out to check the information provided is sufficient for Council to accept.
We will contact you if more information is required before the application can be accepted.
When the application has been reviewed and considered ready for lodgment, the payee nominated by the applicant will be invoiced for payment of the fees.
Assessment of your application will not start until the fees have been received by Council.
Once fees have been paid, the application will be registered. A site inspection will then be organised.
Officers will contact the applicant if further clarification is needed.
You must attach a copy of the following documents when submitting the application. Download the Subdivision Certificate Checklist(PDF, 342KB) and include it with your application.
** In addition to lodging these documents online, you will need to submit an original version to Council for endorsement to be lodged with Land Registry Services.
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See the Subdividing Land page for further information on the subdivision process.