If you are constructing something on your property – from fences, carports, sheds to a new residential, industrial or commercial building – you need to know whether you are required to obtain an approval and what development controls apply.
Development consulting tools
- The NSW Planning Portal will help you identify if you need approval for your development.
- Property Enquiry is the Council’s tool for viewing information on conditions that apply to land and property, including permitted development and maps.
- Development Planning will identify what documentation you will need to lodge your Development Application
Planning and guidelines
Depending on the type of your development, you will need to access local planning controls and guidelines.
When is approval required for development
Find out if your development requires consent or if it is exempt or compl…
Estimated cost of development
Fees applicable to Development Applications (DA), Complying Development C…
Building and planning enquiries
Find out how to get general building and planning advice
Development concept and pre-lodgement meetings
Bridging the gap between the advice you get and the lodgement process
Section 94 Development Contributions
These are funds collected to support the growth of developed areas
Planning Agreements are a voluntary agreement between a planning authorit…
Find information on heritage guidelines to plan for development works
SEPP 65 Design Review Panel
SEPP 65 seeks to improve the design quality of residential apartments. Al…
Building in a bushfire prone area
Guidelines to assist your development application in bush fire prone areas
Development fact sheets
Planning a development? Our fact sheets cover a range of development type…
Page last updated: 18 January 2018