NSW – HENDRY building certifiers advise that the Building Professional Board states that if a development is subject to BASIX (under the building regulations) and a relevant BASIX certificate requires a certifying authority to monitor fulfilment of any of the commitments listed in the certificate, then, under clause 154B of the EPAR Regulations, a certifying authority may only issue an interim or final occupation certificate for the building if each relevant BASIX commitment (whose fulfilment the certifying authority is required to monitor) has been implemented.

Further, under clause 154C of the EPAR, a certifying authority can only issue a final occupation certificate in relation to a BASIX affected building after applying to the Director-General of the Department of Planning and Infrastructure for a BASIX completion receipt with respect to that building or part… (more)