Do I require development consent?

Find information on Council's Planning Enquiry Service, and examples of Exempt and Complying Development

Development applications

Find pre-lodgement meeting information, the DA lodgement process, our determination panel information and access to our variation registers.

Planning controls

Building on the Northern Beaches? Find links to our LEPs, DCPs, SEPPs and specific controls here.

Development contributions

Development contributions are a levy on new development to fund the provision of new or upgraded local infrastructure including Planning Agreements.

Planning Agreements

Planning agreements are a legal arrangement made between a person (developer) and planning authority/authorities (such as Council) to dedicate land...

Application search

Use our application search tool to track the progress of Development Applications, make submissions or to view other current or past approvals across...

Property search

Use our Property Search to find the rules that apply to your next build.


Application forms for all permits and certificates you may need during your build.


Information on the various subdivision options available

Fee quotations

Fee Quote Requests Building Information Certificate Fee Quote Request A Building Information Certificate allows Council to retrospectively consider...

Environmental and community protections

Managing building sites correctly can reduce detrimental impacts on our Northern Beaches environment and community.