How is a development application assessed

Council or the consent authority must consider a number of statutory matters when determining your application. These are outlined in section 79C of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and include:

Council or the consent authority may then grant development consent, usually subject to a number of conditions, or may refuse your application.

How long does it take to assess a development application

Council's Application Tracking service allows you to follow the progress of your complying development, construction certificate, or development application online from lodgement to determination. The tracking service provides estimated timeframes for each task.

Page last updated: 31 January 2017