Our rules keep you and the community safe. They protect the look and feel of the Northern Beaches. If you are going to build on your property, whether it’s a major project, a new house, or an extension, you need to follow the rules - even if you are building a deck or a pergola, or wanting to remove trees.
Building and Renovations
Get your next project off to the right start with the Northern Beaches planning rules and guidelines and find pre-lodgement meeting information here.
Find a brief overview of the DA process and helpful links so you can build your next dream.
Use our search tool to track development applications (DA) on the Northern Beaches and make submissions.
Building on the Northern Beaches? Find links to our LEPs, DCPs and SEPPs here.
Use our property search to find all the rules that apply to your next build.
Some Development Applications (DAs) are determined by a panel. The panel makes a decision, or ‘determination’ in allowing the development or ...
Managing building sites correctly can reduce detrimental impacts on our Northern Beaches environment and community.
Section 94 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 allows councils to include as a condition of development consent, the reasonable...
Last updated : Tue 14 Nov 2017