Follow the Planning our sustainable future project and have Your Say

Our aim is to work with the community to conserve, protect and enhance the Northern Beaches natural and built environment and to improve the quality of life for our community now and in the future through the application of appropriate building and development controls.

Urban release and renewal

We’re planning the areas for future growth on the Northern Beaches - find out more and get involved.


Planning growth

We’re finding ways to accommodate growth that won’t compromise the Northern Beaches way of life.


Community Participation Plan

We ensure community participation is open and transparent to help all participants understand the process and the range of possible...


Place Planning

We’re working collectively with local community to develop place plans that will ensure people are at the centre of all...


Planning our sustainable future

Council is working towards a single planning framework for the Northern Beaches to replace our current LEPs and DCPs


Planning proposals and amendments to DCPs

A Planning Proposal is a formal planning process which, when complete, alters the range of activities permissible on a site.


Telecommunication infrastructure

Overlapping Federal and State powers determine whether telecommunications infrastructure requires approval. Find out about the pathways for installation.


Employment Zones Reform

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) has replaced the Business and Industrial zones in Council’s Local Environmental Plans...

People walking along the Corso, Manly