At Blacktown City Council we collect and store information relating to all our operations. A considerable amount of information is available for download from this web site. Many paper records are available for inspection at Council's Civic Centre, free of charge.
Applications to Access Information
Your application may be either informal or formal. However you apply, we require your request in writing.
Information access application forms are available for download below:
Due Diligence Property Search.pdf
Pink Form - Use this form for all Property Information enquiries
Application for Information Blue Form.pdf
Blue Form - Use this form for most information enquiries but not personal information or property (land) information
Access to Information Application Form.pdf
White Form - Only use this form for formal GIPA applications
Application form for Personal Information
Only use this form when requesting personal information to serve a Notice under the Dividing Fences Act.
You may post, fax or hand deliver your completed application form. Contact details are available on Council's Contact page.
Legislation about Access to Information
Access to information is primarily governed by the Government Information (Public Access) Act, the Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act and the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act.
A wide range of documents are available to everyone free of charge. There are other documents such as private property information, for which a small charge applies.
Council's Publication Guide
The Publication Guide is provided to help you find information on this web site, understand the fees that we charge and to inform you of our process for handling your application and your appeal rights. Take me to the publication guide webpage.
Council’s policy documents can be found here. You can browse policies by looking through the categories or use the search box to locate policies on specific subjects.
· Maria Kenny - Right to Information Officer