Woman using computerLodge your development application (DA) online
Development applications are now lodged online through the NSW Planning Portal. Manage your development application in your own time, in your own home. Communicate with Council through the NSW Planning Portal.

This change applies to Development Applications, Applications to Modify Consents (s4.55 applications), Review of Determination (s8.2 applications), Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates and Subdivision Certificates.

From Monday 28 June 2021, Council will also receive registration of Privately Issued Certificates via the NSW Planning Portal.

NSW Government LogoApplications for Building Information Certificates are to be sent via email to or to PO Box 8 Bankstown NSW 1885.

For more information, please refer to our Planning and Building Application Lodgement Guide or contact our Duty Planner on 9707 9000.​​​



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