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Is a formal request to us for consent to carry out your proposed development. You’ll need to apply for a DA if your proposal doesn’t meet the standards set out for exempt or complying development.
Before you construct, make changes or occupy a building in our city, you may need to lodge a Development Application (DA) with us for assessment. A DA is a formal request for consent to carry out your proposed development including:
A DA is assessed based on its merits and should align to the development standards, controls and provisions as set out in our:
Upon a satisfactory assessment outcome of your proposed development, we’ll issue a Development Consent under Section 4.18 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 which will outline conditions you’ll need to meet.
To commence construction, you should be aware that you’ll also need to obtain a Construction Certificate.
You've identified that you'll need to submit a development application for your proposed works. Find out how to apply and what supporting information you'll need to submit.