GLOSSARY TERM  
  Part 4A Certificate  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  A range of certificates that are granted by a Consent Authority or accredited certifier under Part 4A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW). A 'subdivision certificate' authorises the registration of subdivision plans, an 'occupation certificate' allows the occupation or change of use of a building upon completion of building works, a 'construction certificate' certifies that plans for construction have been carried out in accordance with the Development Consent and the Building Code of Australia, and a 'compliance certificate' certifies that work complies with particular plans, conditions and standards.