In response to COVID-19, Development Assessment services are continuing to be provided via email, on the phone on 1300 434 434 or via teleconference.  As of 1 July, Development Applications are required to submit their application via the NSW Planning Portal. See our Lodge your DA page for instructions.

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

DA Pre-lodgement meetings

We encourage you to attend a DA pre-lodgement meeting for large or complex development proposals or to clarify queries about your DA.

Application process

Find steps to take prior to lodgement of your DA and an overview of the application process

Development and Sustainability Advisory Panel

Receive independent expert design advice from our DSAP panel for large complex developments.

Lodge your application

Find information on steps to take prior to lodgement, instructions for how to lodge your application, support and FAQs

Development application fee estimator

Utilise this tool to receive an estimate of fees based on your development application information

Advertised development

View digital advertisements for Development Applications on exhibition, archived advertisements and monthly approved development consent notices.

Frequently asked questions

Find the answers to planning enquiries and the Development Application process

Development Activity Reports

View our monthly and annual development activity reports

Development variation registers

View our register of development applications determined with variation in standards under SEPP No 1- Development Standards