Frequently asked questions

Find the answers to planning enquiries and the Development Application process

Pre-Lodgement meetings

We encourage you to attend a Pre-Lodgement Meeting for large or complex development proposals

Development application fee estimator

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

Lodge your application

Steps to take prior to lodging your DA, how to lodge your DA, support available, FAQs & Fact Sheets

Assessment process

Find steps here that outline what to expect following acceptance of your DA (Notification, referral, assessment, amendments, and determination)

Determination panels

Some development applications (DAs) are determined by a panel. The panel makes a decision, or ‘determination’ in allowing the development or ...

Design and Sustainability Advisory Panel

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

Development consents

View monthly approved development consent notices.

Development Activity Reports

View the statistics on Development Applications from lodgement through to determination to evaluate performance and trends.

Development variation registers

View our register of development applications determined with a variation to a development standard under Clause 4.6 Pittwater LEP 2014, Warringah ...

Guidelines for development on flood prone land

How to obtain flood information from Council, how to determine what rules apply on flood prone land, and how to prepare a Flood Management Report.