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Online DAs only from January 1

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Development Applications

 

The Development Framework

What is the development framework and when is approval required.

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DA Tracker

Check the progress of your Development Application, and find out about other submitted and approved Development Applications.

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Step 1 - Preparing your Development Application

Covers what information and tools are available and pre-lodgement advice.

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Step 2 - Lodging your Development Application

How to lodge your development application and what happens after you lodge..

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Step 3 - The Development Assessment Process

What happens once your Development Application is lodged including what Council must consider and helping to keep the application process efficient.

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Step 4 - Determination of Development Applications

Covers how are decisions made, who makes them, and what happens after a decision is made. You can also find information on making changes to your approved development and how to request a decision be reviewed.

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Step 5 - Construction Certificates and Subdivision Works Certificates

Includes information on construction certificates, who is an accredited certifier, what is a principal certifier and information on occupation certificates.

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Section 68 Approvals

Covers approvals of structures, water supply, sewerage, stormwater drainage work, management of waste, public roads and other activities.
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Subdivision Certificates

Information on types of subdivision, obtaining Subdivision Certificates, and Civil Works Construction Certificates.

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