We're here to help on planning matters
Require Assistance with Submitting Your Application through the Planning Portal or have general Planning questions?
NSW Planning Portal Frequently Asked Questions
NSW Planning Portal Quick Reference Guides
NSW Planning Portal Technical Issues can be referred to Service NSW by either emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1300305695
General Planning/Building advice
For general advice about planning/building control and minor developments you can speak to a duty Planner or Building surveyor Monday to Friday between 8:30-11:00am either in person or by phoning Council to discuss your development proposal.
Council can provide Profession/technical advice from a Planner, Development Engineer or a Building Surveyor including Dwelling eligibility and Confirmation of Commencement there is a Professional advice application form and fee for written advice.
Pre-lodgment Development Meeting
Pre-lodgement meetings are designed for discussions of complex, larger-scale development proposals. They are a chance for you to get feedback and general advice from relevant Council officers in preparation of your development application. Request a Pre-Lodgment Meeting.
Online mapping tools
To find detailed information about property, planning and zoning use the mapping link below.
We realise that the building and planning process can be daunting, and that's why we've set up a dedicated team who are on hand to provide personalised help early on in the planning process. Our team can offer the right advice on the next steps by answering a few simple questions.