Activity Applications are used to get permission from Council for a broad range of activities under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993.
Depending on what you're planning to do, you might use an Activity Application on its own, or as part of a Development Application.
What activities are included?
A summary of some of the types of activities covered by this application is shown below. To see the full, detailed list, please read Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993
|Category||Details / examples|
|Structures||Install a manufactured home, moveable dwelling or associated structure.|
See our Work on Individual Sites (Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Manufactured Homes) page for more information.
|Water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage work||Work relating to water supply, service pipes, sewerage work, drainage work, or connecting private drains or sewers with a public drain or sewer controlled by Council.|
|Waste management||Placing waste or waste storage containers in a public place, or disposing of waste in a Council sewer.|
Installing or operating a waste treatment or sewage treatment system - please see our On-Site Sewage Systems page for more details.
|Community Land||Trading or running a business on community land.|
Holding an event, performance or other entertainment for the public on community land, or building temporary structures for entertainment - please also see our Organise an Event pages for more information.
Busking, using a loudspeaker or sound amplifying device, delivering a public address, or holding a religious service or public meeting.
|Public roads||Swing or hoist goods across any part of a public road.|
Install an advertising structure over a public road, or allow any items or articles to overhang the road.
|Other activities||Operate a public car park.|
Operate a caravan park, camping ground or manufactured home estate - see our Information for Park Operators and Managers page for more information.
Install a wood heater or similar non-portable domestic heating appliance - see our Wood Heaters page for more information.
Install or operate an amusement device.
Sell articles from a vehicle in a public place.
You can also visit the NSW Planning Portal's Section 68 page to learn more.
If you're unsure what application you need to make, or have a question about Activity Applications, please get in touch with a Council development officer for free advice.
How to apply
If the activity you're applying for will take place on property that you don't own (for example, Council-owned land), your application will need to include written approval of the property owner/s.
Use the NSW Planning Portal to apply for activities that come under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993.
The button below will take you to the NSW Planning Portal to submit an application.
You will be asked to log in or create an account to get started.
For help using the NSW Planning Portal, please see the Applicant Resources page.
If you are unable to apply online for any reason, please call us in business hours on (02) 4227 7111 for advice about other options.
Council application fees for Activity Applications are shown below.
After you apply through the Planning Portal, Council will issue you with an invoice. When we receive payment, your application will be formally accepted and lodged, and you'll receive a confirmation email.
|Parent HierachyArea||Fee NameFee Name||GSTGST||Current Fee (incl. GST)Current Fee (incl. GST)|
|Parent HierachyDevelopment Assessment | Activity Application Fees - Submitted With A Development Application Or Separately||Fee NameManufactured Home and Moveable Dwelling||GSTN||Current Fee$246.00|
|Parent HierachyDevelopment Assessment | Activity Application Fees - Submitted With A Development Application Or Separately||Fee NameManufactured Home Estate/Caravan Park & or Camping Ground - Initial Approval to Operate||GSTN||Current Fee$292.00|
|Parent HierachyDevelopment Assessment | Activity Application Fees - Submitted With A Development Application Or Separately||Fee NameManufactured Home Estate/Caravan Park & or Camping Ground - Renewal to Operate||GSTN||Current Fee$292.00|
|Fee NameReview of Determination Section 100 of Local Government Act 1993||GSTN||Current Fee$292.00|
|Fee NameSection 82 Local Government Act Objection Assessment Fee||GSTN||Current Fee$243.00|
|Fee NameTransfer of Approval to Operate (Change in Ownership)||GSTN||Current Fee$68.00|
|Fee NameApplication to Amend Approval Operate Manufactured Home Estate/Caravan Park & or Camping Ground||GSTN||Current Fee$146.00|
|Fee NameTemporary structure||GSTN||Current Fee$165.00|
|Fee NameAmusement devices||GSTN||Current Fee$165.00|
|Fee NameApplication to operate a Public Carpark||GSTN||Current Fee$875.00|
|Fee NameUrgent Fee (For Applications within 30 days of booking date)||GSTN||Current Fee$332.00|
|Fee NameOther Activities under LGA 1993||GSTN||Current Fee$163.00|
|Fee NameInstallation of Wood Heater||GSTN||Current Fee$163.00|
|Fee NameMobile Food Vans in a Public Place (not associated with an event)||GSTN||Current Fee$297.00|
|Fee NameMinor Charity / Non-Profit Organisation Event||GSTN||Current Fee$34.00|
|Fee NameApplication to Modify Installation Approval||GSTN||Current Fee$112.00|
|Fee NameCompliance inspection of established Caravan Park/Camping Ground/Manufactured Home Estate (Per Site)||GSTN||Current Fee$7.80|
|Fee NameCompliance re-inspection fee of caravan park/camping ground/manufactured home estate||GSTN||Current Fee$146.00|
|Fee NameInspection fee associated with installation approval of manufactured home or moveable dwelling on land other than in a caravan park/manufactured home estate (Per inspection)||GSTN||Current Fee$215.00|
|Fee NameInspection fee associated with installation approval of manufactured home or associated structure in manufactured home estate (Per inspection)||GSTN||Current Fee$215.00|
|Fee NameReinspection - installation fee||GSTN||Current Fee$215.00|
|Fee NameRegistration of Notice of Completion under Local Government (Manufactured Home Estates, Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Moveable Dwellings) Regulation 2005||GSTN||Current Fee$97.50|
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