Property

Planning certificates

Under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a Planning Certificate is deemed mandatory when purchasing a property. It is a certificate that details the development potential of a parcel of land including the planning restrictions that apply to the land.
There are two types of Planning Certificates; Planning Certificates Subsection 2 and Planning Certificates Subsection 2 and 5. Fees apply.

A Planning Certificate Subsection 2 (2) provides you with information such as:

A Planning Certificate Subsection 2 and 5 provides you with all of the above information, as well as details on:

You can apply for a Planning Certificate by:

Apply for a certificate

Outstanding notices certificate

An Outstanding Notices and Orders Certificate lists any outstanding notices and orders issued by Council in relation to a particular property. It includes notices issued under the Local Government Act 1993 and The Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. The certificate also includes any outstanding notices and orders issued under the provisions of any other Act under which it is authorised to do so. Notices issued might include unauthorised building works, stormwater works, or unsafe or unhealthy conditions.

You may apply for an Outstanding Notices and Orders Certificate at any time, however a certificate is often needed before property settlement. Fees apply.

You can apply for an Outstanding Notices and Orders Certificate by:

Apply for a certificate

Property Enquiry

Property Enquiry is Council’s tool for viewing information on conditions that apply to land and property, including permitted development and maps.

Property Owners

The names shown for property owners are based on those shown on the Certificate of Title. If you would like to change these details, you will need to contact NSW Land Registry Services or your legal representative.

Page last updated: 06 November 2018