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Development Application Online Lodgement

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For information to assist you in the lodgement of a development application, please view the FAQs and Forms below before selecting the Apply For It button.


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the file requirements when uploading plans and documents for Development Applications Online?

It’s important your online application is received in its entirety. Please ensure:

  • Each document or plan (particularly residential floor plans) is saved as a separate file
  • Files must be provided in Portable Document Format (PDF) and under 10MB
  • Any photos provided are to be in JPEG format.
What Development Applications can I Lodge Online?
Online lodgement is available for some residential and commercial developments via our online services portal.

Applications for development types listed with a ü can be lodged online:

ü Alterations and additions to existing dwelling

ü New dwelling (2 storey or single)

ü Dual occupancy

ü Secondary dwelling

ü Ancillary structures (carport, deck, pergola)

ü Swimming pool

ü Demolition work only

ü Change of use

ü Home business


Those listed û are currently excluded and must be lodged in person or by post:

û Complying Development

û    Modifications to an approved development

û Integrated development

û Subdivision

û Strata subdivision

û Advertising signs


What information must I provide when lodging a Development Application Online?

To successfully lodge your application online, the following information needs to be prepared prior to submission:

  • the correct property details
  • owner’s consent (as per current Rates Notice)
  • the applicant’s details
  • an accurate description of the proposed development
  • a genuine and accurate cost of development (inc GST)
  • a completed lodgement checklist relevant to your application
  • a complete set of plans/drawings (drawn to scale)
  • all other supporting documentation eg: Statement of Environmental Facts, Statement of Heritage Impact, Demolition, Geotechnical report etc
  • a valid credit card for online payment of application fees (obtain a fee estimate from Customer Service Centre) 
To minimise delay in receiving a decision about your application, please ensure you submit all relevant information.  

See Council's website for the detailed description of the above:  Development Application Process where you can obtain forms, checklists and apply online.