Development Application - Small scale residential development

Council wishes to advise that there may be a delay of up to 21 days in the processing of PANs and the lodgement of applications submitted via the NSW Planning Portal during the Christmas/New Year period.

For more information please contact our Gateway Development Team on 9839 6000.

Development Application – Small scale residential development

From 1 July 2020, all development applications need to be lodged via the NSW Planning Portal https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/

Please download and complete each of these documents for development applications for new dwelling houses, alterations and additions to dwelling houses, dual occupancy development, 2 dwellings on 1 or more lots, secondary dwellings, ancillary development and home businesses, and any associated subdivision of these uses.

All information uploaded to the NSW Planning Portal is to comply with Council's File-Naming-Convention.pdf(PDF, 131KB) for uploading files. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected and returned for resubmission.

Then upload the completed documents to the Planning Portal when lodging your application.

Download the forms

The following forms are required to be filled in and uploaded to the Planning Portal for ALL development applications for small scale residential development:

DA Checklist – Small scale residential development (PDF, 204KB)Small-Scale-Residential-Checklist_November-2020.pdf(PDF, 204KB)

DA – Owner’s Consent Owner's Consent Form(PDF, 133KB)

DA – Cost Assessment for Development Cost-Assessment.pdf(PDF, 131KB)

Note: Council will check the cost of works to ensure that they are correct. The cost of works will be calculated using the following guide: Guide-to-estimating-the-value-of-development.pdf(PDF, 159KB)

Note: If you have answered NO to the conflict of interest/declaration question on the Planning Portal page you will not need to submit the Declarations of Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Form. The responsibility is on the owner/applicant to make the disclosure. 

Additional Information 

DA Supplement - Referrals to State Agencies - required to be submitted if your proposal is integrated development (eg. Properties that are listed on the State Heritage Register)  Referrals-to-State-Agencies-Checklist.pdf(PDF, 108KB)

DA – Naming Conventions for Uploading Files Naming-Convention_Planning-Portal_240820.pdf(PDF, 139KB)