Upcoming changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (the regulations) that become effective 1 October 2017, will impact building owners who are required to issue fire safety statements for their buildings.

The attached fact sheet outlines the current and proposed systems for the preparation of fire safety statements in NSW.

Building owners still has the option of engaging a “Competent Fire Safety Practitioner” (CFSP)

Rest assured, AESC is working with all Government and Industry bodies to ensure we continue to encompass all of the required competencies and aim to achieve the newly proposed accreditation.


Building Fire Safety Regulation – Fact sheet August 2017

Planning Circular_Building Fire Safety Regulation

Should you require any further advice or guidance in this matter please contact our office on 1300 237 200.