Plan your development

If you are constructing something on your property – from fences, carports, sheds to a new residential, industrial or commercial building – you need to know whether you are required to obtain an approval and what development controls apply

Development consulting tools

Planning and guidelines

Depending on the type of your development, you will need to access local planning controls and guidelines as detailed on our City Planning page.

When is approval required for development

Find out if your development requires consent or if it is exempt or compl…

Estimated cost of development

Fees applicable to Development Applications (DA), Complying Development C…

Building and planning enquiries

Find out how to get general building and planning advice

Development concept and pre-lodgement meetings

Bridging the gap between the advice you get and the lodgement process

Section 94 Development Contributions

These are funds collected to support the growth of developed areas

Planning agreements

Planning Agreements are a voluntary agreement between a planning authorit…

Heritage

Find information on heritage guidelines to plan for development works

SEPP 65 Design Review Panel

SEPP 65 seeks to improve the design quality of residential apartments. Al…

Building in a bushfire prone area

Guidelines to assist your development application in bush fire prone areas

Development fact sheets

Planning a development? Our fact sheets cover a range of development type…

Page last updated: 06 October 2017