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Lodge your DA online

Great news! You can now lodge a Development Application anytime, anywhere!  For convenience and efficiency, the NSW Government has made key services available via its NSW Planning Portal. As a result, Council will now only accept Development Applications, Section 4.55 Modification Applications and Section 8.2 Review Applications online through the NSW Planning Portal. The NSW Planning Portal allows the electronic lodgement of your Application to provide residents with a streamlined, convenient and efficient process.

To help make online lodgement of your Application easier, please take the following steps:

Confirm that a Development Application is Required

Review the Development Application Process and confirm a Development Application is required.

Complete the Development Application Checklist

Prepare the Development Application in accordance with the Online DA Checklist. The Online DA Checklist is available in Development Forms.

Lodge your Development Application

Lodge your Development Application via the NSW Planning Portal with the completed Online DA Checklist, the application plans and documents.

Assistance using the Planning Portal

If you require assistance using the Planning Portal in the first instance please visit the NSW Planning Portal assistance page.


The Development Application is not formally lodged until it has been checked by Council, deemed acceptable and payment receipted.

Find out more.