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Building Control Amendment Regulations (BCAR)

What should the Assigned Certifier undertake to do?


The Assigned Certifier’s role is to inspect and coordinate the inspection activities of others during construction, and certify the building/works on completion. Their role doesn’t include responsibility for the supervision of any builder while they may/may not be a member of the design team.

Assigned Certifiers should:

  • Provide and sign the relevant statutory certificates – the Form of Undertaking at Commencement and the Certificate of Compliance on Completion (CCC).

  • Coordinate the ancillary certification by the design team and other relevant bodies for the CCC.

  • Identify all design professionals and specialists, in conjunction with the builder, from whom certificates are required.

  • Identify all required certificates and obtain them.

  • Coordinate and collate all compliance certification in conjunction with the builder.

  • In consultation with the design team, plan and oversee the implementation of the Inspection Plan during construction.

  • Prepare Preliminary Inspection Plan; oversee adherence to this plan, and on completion, provide Inspection Plan as implemented.

  • On termination/relinquishment of their appointment, make available all certification prepared and inspection reports conducted to the building owner.

  • Act as the single point of contact with the BCA during construction.

  • Seek advice from the BCA, in respect of compliance matters relating to the building or works where disputes/differences of opinion arise between parties to the project.

  • Maintain inspection records.