Council is committed to improving the planning, development and construction processes by using technology and innovation - precisely what our e-planning service offers.
Here you will find tools, tips, information and procedures that will enable an easier, quicker and more efficient planning experience within our Local Government Area.
Development Application electronic lodgement
You can now provide your development and building applications in electronic format without having to print multiple copies of the supporting documents. Check out this space for guidelines and instructions.
View the maps referred to in the Port Stephens Council Development Control Plan (DCP) and Local Environment Plan (LEP)
DA Tracker is an easy to use tool that enables the community to monitor the status and history of development and building applications within Port Stephens.
DA Enquirer shows you the main development land constraints and permissible uses in a particular site. Also indicates the development controls (DCP and LEP) and lodgement requirements relevant to your DA.
NSW Planning Portal
Access the NSW Planning Portal where you can search for planning information about a property. The Planning portal has been developed to address needs of architects, builders, planners, certifiers, developers and NSW residents.