Read our guide for information on the assistance available to you
When preparing your development application it’s important to include all necessary information and supporting documentation so we can assess your application. Find out what’s required.
To help you prepare your Development Application we've provided a guide for you, outlining information and documentation you'll need to submit with your application for assessment.
Fully completed application form, clearly outlining your proposed development, property details and signed by all owners of the property. You can attach an owners consent form for additional owners.
You'll also need to include an adjoining property owners consent for any development that falls on the boundary or affects neighbouring property.
Three sets of legible scaled plans are required including:
Three copies of a Statement of Environmental Effects (SEE) are required.
Any expected impact of the development on the environment, adjoining premises or the public needs to be detailed in your SEE. It should also include a description of the current situation and the proposed development.You can refer to our guide to help you prepare your SEE.
You'll find below templates you can use to help you complete your SEE.
Three copies of a BASIX Certificate are required.
The following proposed development will require a BASIX Certificate:
We may write to you requesting further information as a result of issues raised during assessment or as a result of public notification. Once the further information is received, it'll enable us to continue with assessment and determination of your application.
It's important that you respond to any request and advise of any delay or difficulty in responding to the issues raised. If we don't receive a response, it may lead to an unfavourable decision.
Our Building and Planning team are available to discuss your proposed development and provide advice in relation to our planning controls. You'll need to book a meeting at least 24 hours in advance, providing the following information:
We're not able to assess a Development Application prior to lodgement and can't guarantee approval prior to formal assessment of your application. Prelodgement meetings can bring to light issues that may need to be addressed prior to submission. For this reason you should bring a sketch or plan of your proposal and as much detail as possible to help focus the discussion.
To book a prelodgement meeting, get in touch with us on 02 6023 8111 at least 24 hours in advance.