The Application Process
Find out how to prepare and lodge a development application, and the development assessment process that occurs after lodgement.
Please note: Council is now operating under the Planning Act 2016, which supersedes the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. For more information on the Act and how this may affect you, view council's Planning Reform page.
If you have questions about your proposed development, request a free pre-lodgement meeting to go over your plans with a council planner beforehand.
Plan Right and Plan Seal are accelerated assessment initiatives for progressing low risk development applications and survey plans.
Learn how to prepare a well and properly made application to ensure there are no delays after you lodge.
How to lodge your application, and the development assessment process after it has been lodged.
Public notification provides the community with the opportunity to look at a proposed development, consider the likely impacts the proposal may have on them, and provide comment about the proposal prior to a decision being made.
Council levies infrastructure charges against certain development types, and provides a way to calculate the cost of an infrastructure charge.