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Development applications

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Do I need development approval?

Use our online tools to determine whether your project requires development approval.

Do I need development approval
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Before lodging a development application

We provide services to assist applicants with lodging their development.

Before lodging a development application
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Development application process

Find out about the development application process including the requirements for a properly made application.

Development application process
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Types of development applications

Learn more about the different types of development applications.

Types of development applications
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Lodge a development application

Find information about lodging your development application online, over the counter or by post.

Lodge a development application
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Fast tracking development applications

A streamlined assessment process for selected low risk development application types.

Fast tracking development applications
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PD online

 

A self-help planning and development tool to provide basic property information and development application details.

PD online
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Have your say on a development application

Find out how to make a submission in support or objection to a development application.

Have your say on a development application
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Infrastructure contributions

Read about the management of infrastructure charges, including the current and previous charge rates.

Infrastructure contributions
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Development bonds & inspections

Information regarding development bonds for civil and public landscaping, inspection requirements and as constructed lodgement.

Development bonds & inspections
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Post development approval and appeals

Find the next steps and additional options available following the receipt of Councils decision.

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City Plan

 

Find out more about Our City Plan.

City Plan
 
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