To engage PBS Australia as your Private Certifier to assess your application for Building Rules Consent the following is required:

  • PBS Letter of Engagement and Application form.   DOWNLOAD FORM
  • Planning Consent from Council with all attached Conditions and Notes and Stamped Plans.
  • A copy of any Plans, Specifications, Footings Design/Reports, Energy Efficiency Reports and any other relevant building documentation.

Please send your application through electronically to

As most councils have transitioned to online lodgement, we primarily focus on electronic applications however if you would like to send us/drop off hard copy files, please provide 2 copies of everything otherwise we may have to charge additional printing/copying costs.

If you are in one of the councils that still require hard copy files and would like to submit your application electronically, please note that we may charge additional printing/copying costs on top of any assessment fees.

After all satisfactory details have been provided, your Building Rules Consent will be issued and sent to Council for full Development Approval. Building Rules Consent is usually issued within a week or two!

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to come in and speak to us or contact us on (08) 8374 2211.