The health and safety of residents, customers and employees is our top priority and we are continuing to monitor developments in response to COVID-19. Council facilities are open - please follow physical distancing rules of 1.5 metres, limit outdoor gatherings in line with NSW Government restrictions, and continue to practice safe hygiene and wash hands regularly.
Types of development and applications in Lake Macquarie City
Information to help plan your development and where you can turn to for advice
Planning to develop in Lake Macquarie? You can request a meeting, lodge an application or certificate online.
State and Local Planning Controls in Lake Macquarie City
Development guidelines for economic centres, heritage properties and areas that are affected by flooding, sea level rise or bush fires.
Lake Mac Planning and Building Services simplify the development and approval process and eliminate the need to engage unnecessary consultants and/or certifiers – saving you time and money
All development applications submitted under SEPP 65 need to be reviewed by a panel, even if the application has been through pre-lodgement
Regulations for swimming pools, fire safety, plumbing and drainage, on-site sewage management systems
Information about rezoning land in Lake Macquarie City
Information about how development contributions are collected in Lake Macquarie
These documents show the details Council may require prior to the issue of any Occupation Certificate, in relation to specific components of a development
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Lake Macquarie City Council
126-138 Main Road,
Speers Point, NSW 2284
Box 1906, Hunter Region
Mail Centre, NSW 2310
Phone 02 4921 0333
Local number for Wyee residents 02 4357 1999
Telephone Interpreting Service 131 450 National Relay Service 133 677
ABN: 81 065 027 868