How development applications are assessed

Council's development application assessment process begins once an application has been submitted, accepted as properly made and the application fee paid. An application is entered into Council's record keeping systems and then electronically made available to Development Assessment Branch Staff who are assigned to assess the application. Information below explains these steps.

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Development is when building work, plumbing or drainage work, operational work, reconfiguration of a block or making a material change of use of premises is carried out. In many cases, you will be required to submit a development, building or plumbing form to council for assessment. We are governed by the Planning Act 2016,  therefore you can be assured that everyone is treated equally and fairly. Getting started with development Understanding the development application ...
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For certain types of developments, a development application may be needed for a development permit. Development applications must be made using the designated application forms from the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning website. When a development application is lodged with Council the process followed is as per the Development Assessment Rules. The process consists of five stages: 1. Application stage 2. Information stage 3. Referral stage 4. Notificat ...
Information Sheet 006 Landscape work forms an integral component of most new development by enhancing and protecting the character and function of the site and surrounding area. Council advocates an integrated design approach which considers the required landscape outcomes as part of the overall site design. This approach ensures that landscape works satisfy the provisions of the Planning Scheme, Planning Scheme Policies and the Landscape Code. There are two methods by which ...
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