If your development proposal is not classified as exempt or complying development, you may need to lodge a Development Application (DA) to get development consent. All DAs are required to be submitted via the NSW Government's planning e-portal NSW Planning Portal.
Below is our 5-step guide to preparing and lodging a DA.
Prior to formally lodging a development application, you are encouraged to seek a pre-DA meeting with Council’s Planning officers regarding your proposal. You will be provided with written advice in relation to your proposed development.
If accepted by Council you will be provided with a fee quote which can be paid via the credit card form.
Relevant Council forms:
If you need to amend your DA after Council has granted development consent, the following pathways are available.\
Please note that any modification application will need to demonstrate that it is substantially the same development as that which was approved.
To ensure that fees are consistently applied to development applications you may be required to provide a quantity surveyor’s report to support your cost of works estimate.
This would apply to the following developments but not limited to: