The New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and Environment provide guidance on the different Planning Approval Pathways.
It is important to familiarise yourself with these important requirements before lodging an application, otherwise reach out to a professional consultant for assistance.
These may include:
Apply online using the NSW Planning Portal.
Fee quote - You’ll receive a fee quote after you submit your application through the Planning Portal. Once we receive your payment, your application will be officially lodged.
Declarations - Every DA requires a disclosure statement of a reportable donation or gift. Declaration of any political donations or gifts can be made through the planning portal.
During the build, regular inspections on work completed is mandatory. The registered certifier that issued your construction certificate will carry out your building inspections including the final inspection.
If Council is performing your inspections book your plumbing or building inspection with us online.
You can track your application assessment status, find development documents, or look up approvals on our Application Tracker portal.
If you are proposing a large scale or complex development, we recommend reaching out to a professional consultant before submitting an application.
Prior to submitting your application, a pre-lodgement meeting with our team may be appropriate, to ensure that key planning considerations have been addressed.