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Development applications 
on exhibition

View the development applications currently on exhibition below and find out how to make a submission.

Notice of Nominated Integrated Development

Council has received the following Development Application (DA) for nominated integrated development:

  • DA Number: 16-2021-986 1
  • Development site: LOT: 91 DP: 1261489, 495 Cabbage Tree Road Williamtown
  • Proposal description: Solar Farm
  • Applicant: HBD Town Planning & Design
  • Consent authority: Port Stephens Council
 Type of approvalApproval agency
Integrated development approvalWater Management Act - Section 91 – Activity ApprovalNatural Resources Access Regulator
  • Assessing officer: Isaac Lancaster – 4988 0566 or isaac.lancaster@portstephens.nsw.gov.au
  • Notification period: 28 Days (30 November 2021 – 19 January 2022)
  • Submission due date: 19 January 2022
  • Where to view information: The documents accompanying the DA may be inspected during the exhibition period at Council's Administration Building between 9am and 5pm weekdays. The documents accompanying the DA are also available on Council’s DA Tracker during the exhibition period. Please refer to the ‘how to make a submission’ table below for further information.

Notice of Advertised Development

Council has received the following Development Application (DA) for advertised development:

  • DA Number: 16-2021-1018-1
  • Development site: LOT: 8 DP: 252664, 14 Market Street, Fingal Bay
  • Proposal description: Shop-top housing – 3 apartments and ground floor commercial premises
  • Applicant: Torren Bell Building Design
  • Consent authority: Port Stephens Council
  • Assessing officer: Courtney Sargent, 4988 0263 or email courtney.sargent@portstephens.nsw.gov.au
  • Notification period: 14 Days (7 December 2021 – 12 January 2022) – excluding Christmas period
  • Submission due date: 12 January 2022
  • Where to view information: The documents accompanying the DA may be inspected during the exhibition period at Council's Administration Building between 9am and 5pm weekdays. The documents accompanying the DA are also available on Council’s DA Tracker during the exhibition period. Please refer to the ‘how to make a submission’ table below for further information.

Notice of Designated Development and Nominated Integrated Development

Council has received the following Development Application (DA) for designated development and nominated integrated development:

  • DA Number: 16-2021-1019-1
  • Development site: LOT: 62 DP: 270494, 31 Kennington Drive, Tomago
  • Proposal description: General Industry (aggregate screening, crushing, storage, supply, and associated truck parking) – increase maximum processing and storage capacity of existing facility
  • Applicant: Monteath & Powys Surveyors
  • Consent authority: Port Stephens Council
 Type of approvalApproval agency
Nominated Integrated Development ApprovalSections 43 (b), 48 and 55Environment Protection Authority
  • Assessing officer: Dylan Mitchell – 4988 0280 or dylan.mitchell@portstephens.nsw.gov.au
  • Notification period: 28 Days (7 December 2021 – 26 January 2022) – excluding Christmas break
  • Submission due date: 26 January 2022
  • Who can make a submission: Any person can make a written submission in relation to the DA to Council during the exhibition period. If the submission is an objection, then the grounds of the objection must be specified in the submission.
  • Where to view information: The documents accompanying the DA including the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) may be inspected during the exhibition period at the following locations:
    • Council's Administration Building between 9am and 5pm weekdays; and/or
    • Planning and Environment (Newcastle Regional Office) Price Waterhouse Coopers Centre, Level 2, 26 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle.

    The documents accompanying the DA are also available on Council’s DA Tracker and at the Tomaree Library and Community Centre during the exhibition period. Please refer to the ‘how to make a submission’ table below for further information.

Notice of Designated Development and Nominated Integrated Development

Council has received the following Development Application (DA) for designated development and nominated integrated development:

  • DA Number: 16-2021-387-1
  • Development site: LOT: 54 DP: 1175028, 4136 Nelson Bay Road, Anna Bay
  • Proposal description: Aircraft facility – helipad, dual occupancy and associated infrastructure including hangars, offices, carparking and civil works
  • Applicant: Perception Planning
  • Consent authority: Port Stephens Council
 Type of approvalApproval agency
Nominated Integrated Development ApprovalEPA (POEO Act)
(Sections 43 (b), 48 and 55)
Environment Protection Authority
  • Assessing officer: Emily Allen contact: 4988 0126 or emily.allen@portstephens.nsw.gov.au
  • Notification period: 28 Days (7 December 2021 – 26 January 2022) – excluding Christmas break
  • Submission due date: 26 January 2022
  • Who can make a submission: Any person can make a written submission in relation to the DA to Council during the exhibition period. If the submission is an objection, then the grounds of the objection must be specified in the submission.
  • Where to view information: The documents accompanying the DA including the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) may be inspected during the exhibition period at the following locations:
    • Council's Administration Building between 9am and 5pm weekdays; and/or
    • Planning and Environment (Newcastle Regional Office) Price Waterhouse Coopers Centre, Level 2, 26 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle.

    The documents accompanying the DA are also available on Council’s DA Tracker and at the Tomaree Library and Community Centre during the exhibition period. Please refer to the ‘how to make a submission’ table below for further information.

View information

You can also view information at:

  • datracker.portstephens.nsw.gov.au — Enter the ‘Application Year’ (document year), ‘Application Number’ (document number), and ‘Application Type’ (development application) in the search fields.
  • Council’s Administration Building at 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace between the hours of 9am and 5pm weekdays.

Make a submission

Submissions can be made in any format which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10mb in size — including video or audio. Send your submission to: