You can apply for access to building and development information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.
Council has an online Application Tracking tool that enables documentation to be accessed online for development applications and construction certificates.
Please note only limited information is available online for applications submitted prior to 15 March 2004.
Council has a range of open access information already available to the public. If you are unsure whether a formal access application needs to be submitted, please contact our Customer Service Centre, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, on 4921 0333 or email email@example.com to discuss your enquiry.
If your require access to internal floor plans or Building Certificates, and you are not the owner of the property, you will need to have written consent of all the registered owners or you can submit a formal access application and third party consultation will be carried out.
When applying for access to building and development information, the following should be noted:
Payment of any photocopying charges is required prior to Council releasing the requested documentation.
Once you have considered the information you require, please apply online.
The documentation can be released to you electronically via email.
A photocopying fee will be charged for all photocopying. Charges apply as per Council's Pricing Policy.
Once you have considered the information you require, visit our Customer Service Centre and we can help you complete your application online.
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