Pre - lodgement
To make the process as streamlined as possible the following three steps take you through the initial planning phase of your project right through to lodging your application.
TALK TO US
We encourage you to talk to us about your building or development options early on in your planning. You can speak with our speak to our duty planner on T 02 6578 7290 (available 8.30am. to 12pm) or building surveyor on (available 8.30 to 9.30am and 3.30 to 4.30 pm) Monday to Friday at Council's Administration Building, who will provide you with information that will assist you in moving your project forward.
COMPLETE THE PAPERWORK
- Applicant and owners details.
- Property details.
- Description of the development.
- The proposed details.
- The type of development consent for which you are applying.
A specification is required to describe the construction and materials from which the building is to be constructed, a Statement of Environmental Effects (or Environmental Impact Statement for Designated Development), and a BASIX certificate also needs to be included with the application.
Some applications will require additional plans be submitted, such as landscape, drainage, bulk earthworks and driveway profile plans, however the following plans are always required to accompany a DA where building work is proposed:
- Site Plan
- Floor Plan
- Elevation Plan
The application form must be signed. By signing the form, you are consenting to the application being lodged over your property.
If you have made any reportable political donations please complete a disclosure statement of political donations and gifts form, which is to be submitted with your application. To find out more you can read our information on political donations.
SPECIFICATION OF PLANS
All plans are to be drawn to a standard scale, which is to be nominated on the plan. All plans should be no larger than A3.
Should your property be located in a mine subsidence area, your plans will also need to be stamped by the Mine Subsidence Board.