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 info@service.nsw.gov.au 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.

Professional advice

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.