Development applications

Learn about pre-lodgement advice, the different application types and how to lodge an application.

To find property information and search for development applications by property or by application number, or to have your say on proposed development applications, visit PD Online.

Urban and streetscape design guidelines

The streetscape design guidelines provide clear direction for the development industry about the desired design and spatial layout of streetscapes in front of new developments within specific parts of our city. Our Urban ground guide also helps to foster better design outcomes across the city.

For more information, including downloadable guidelines, visit Urban design principles & guidelines

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