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Development Application Process

 

In Lane Cove, if you intend to build, develop or use land, your first step should be to contact Council.

Council can then tell you about:

  • The development assessment process

  • The rules for developing the particular site under the Council's local plan

  • Any issues they know might affect development and use of the site.

There are a number of useful tools available online to provide additional information. This includes:

The following Christmas notification schedule is currently in operation for all new applications lodged and notified from Wednesday 7 December 2016.

7 December 2016 to 5 January 2017 - All DAs received during this period are notified for 28 days

*6 January to 18 January 2017 -   All DAs received during this period are notified on a decreasing scale by one day from 28 days

19 January 2017 - All DAs received after this date resume normal notification (14 days)

*For the period 6 January to 18 January 2017 the notification period decreases each day from the 28 day notification period until 19 January 2017 when the normal notification period of 14 days applies. The following examples highlight the decreasing notification period.

DA received and notified on   6 January is notified for 27 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on   9 January is notified for 24 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 10 January is notified for 23 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 11 January is notified for 22 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 12 January is notified for 21 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 13 January is notified for 20 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 16 January is notified for 17 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 17 January is notified for 16 days until 1 February 2017

DA received and notified on 18 January is notified for 15 days until 1 February 2017

The above process ensures all development applications received and notified between 7 December 2016 and the 18 January 2017 are notified for an extended period.