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Check a property for outstanding issues
If you're concerned there may be Council issues with a particular property, you can apply to Council for an Outstanding Notices Certificate.
What is an Outstanding Notices Certificate?
An Outstanding Notices Certificate lists any current or outstanding notices and orders issued by Council in respect of a particular property.
The provisions are contained in section 735A of the Local Government Act 1993 and clause 41 of Schedule 5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (formerly section 121ZP).
When to apply
You may apply for an Outstanding Notices Certificate at any time, but a certificate is most often needed before property settlement.
How to apply for an Outstanding Notices Certificate
To apply for an Outstanding Notices Certificate you can either:
Cost and timeframe
The fee is set out in the Health Building & Regulatory Services section of Council's Fees and Charges, and the Certificate will take approximately 3 working days to process.