Do I need to lodge a DA?
Find out whether you are required to lodge a development application to Council for development or building works you would like to undertake.
Enquiries and advice
Contact us if you wish to use our duty service or arrange a pre-lodgement meeting to assist with your development or building enquiry.
Some minor development types can be classified as exempt development and do not require approval if they meet certain criteria (e.g. pergolas, fences and some home businesses). Find out more to see if your development is exempt.
Complying development is a fast track approval process for straight forward developments such as new dwellings or additions / alterations. Identify if your proposal meets the criteria for complying development.
The DA guide is designed to help you understand each step in the development assessment process of getting Council approval for your development proposal. The guide is designed to clarify what information is required to provide you with the support you need to achieve your development aspirations.
Tracking your application
Access Council's Development Application tracker by clicking here.