Lodge an application

Once you are ready to submit your application you will need to supply the following:

Please note: If required, Council may request additional physical copies of plans be supplied during the assessment process.

Your application can be lodged using one of the methods listed below:

  1. Counter lodgement - visit our Customer Service Centre and speak to a Customer Service Officer who will check to make sure you have prepared the necessary documentation. .
  2. Lodge by mail – your completed application can be mailed to Council with your cheque payment.
  3. Lodgement interview - this method of lodgement is reserved for medium and major application types. Find out how to book a lodgement interview.
  4. Lodge online - after registering as an online user.

Please make sure the electronic documents meet our application criteria.

It is also a requirement that all development applications are accompanied by a Disclosure Statement of Political Donations and Gifts where Council is Approval Authority - Applicants form.

Note: failure to complete such a statement if a Political Donation or Gift has been made is an offence under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.)

For further information refer to the Disclosure of Political Donations and Gifts document

Lodgement interviews

A lodgement interview is required for all medium and major developments

Lodge online

Pre-approved customers can use online services to lodge their applications

Privately certified lodgements

Pre-approved customers can use online services to lodge their applications

Estimating cost of development

Fees are calculated based on the estimated cost of the development

Page last updated: 21 May 2019