Apply for a Planning Certificate

A Planning Certificate is needed to purchase a property. It details the development potential of a parcel of land including the planning restrictions that apply. There are two types of Planning Certificates; Planning Certificate 10.7(2) and Planning Certificate 10.7 (2) and (5). Fees apply.

Planning Certificate 10.7 (2)

This Planning Certificate provides information such as:

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To apply for a Planning Certificate online, you must be registered with Council's Online Services. Registration can take up to one business day to process. If you are already registered and would like an update on your Planning Certificate please sign in.

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Once you've registered for Council's Online Services, you can apply for a Planning Certificate online.

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Planning Certificate 10.7 (2) and (5)

This Planning Certificate provides you with all of the information contained in Planning Certificate 10.7(2) as well as details on:

  • proposed easements
  • outstanding notices/orders (this will only state whether the land is affected or not by an outstanding notice/order. For full details, you can apply for an Outstanding Notices and Orders Certificate)
  • foreshore building line
  • rezoning applications
  • natural watercourse
  • proposed road widening
  • building line variations
  • other information relevant to the land such as earthquakes

Register

To apply for a Planning Certificate online, you must be registered with Council's Online Services. Registration can take up to one business day to process.

Register now

Apply

Once you've registered for Council's Online Services, you can apply for a Planning Certificate online.

Apply online

In person

Visit us

Visit our Customer Service Centre and we can help you complete your planning certificate application.

In light of restrictions caused by COVID-19, access to our Customer Service desk in Council's Administration Building is by appointment only. If you require assistance from our Customer Service Centre please contact them on 02 4921 0333.