Property information requests, property searches, arranging pre-lodgement meetings, IDAS forms and other information about making formal building applications to council
Development advice services
By seeking advice in the early stages of a proposal, you can identify and address issues. This can improve the quality of your application and save money
Development application process
You may need a planning approval for certain development types under the provisions of the planning schemes currently administered by council.
Lodging a development application
Council offers the convenience of email to lodge your development application.
Development application forms and checklists
Council has a number of application forms that development applicants must complete depending on the circumstances.
Low risk, faster development applications
FastTrack is the quick assessment of selected development applications. Find out if you're eligible.
Operational work is the construction of infrastructure that affects a property or its use.
Council regulates advertising devices and signs to ensure public safety and to maintain the local amenity.
Find out the process to request survey plan sealing.
Making a submission or comment on an application
Everything you need to know about making a submission on development applications.
Find out more about development, building and plumbing application appeals.
Development and building bonds
Council can hold a variety of performance bonds to ensure development and building works are completed.
Tidal works are any works carried out in, on or over tidal land. You need to make an application for operational works for any prescribed tidal works.