Application for Classification of Land

The Local Government Act 1993 (Section 53) requires Council to keep a register of all land owned, or under its control. Individuals can apply for a Land Classification Certificate for a single property, or a Land Register Extract for multiple properties.


Step 1.Classifications

Community Land - land for public use such as a public park or sporting field.
Operational Land - land held as a temporary asset or as an investment. Land which facilitates the work carried out by Council and its functions, or land which may not be open to the general public, such as a works depot.

Step 2.Pay

The applicant is required to pay the applicable fee at the time of submitting the application as set out in Fees and Charges.

Step 3.Apply

Once payment of the relevant fees has been made, the online application for the Land Classification Certificate or Land Register Extract can be submitted.