Development Services

Development Services

Exempt Development

How to apply to Richmond Valley Council to seek a variation to development standards.

Application Information Packs

Go here for guidance on particular types of development in the Richmond Valley, including fact sheets and forms required for specific development types in the Richmond Valley local government area.

Lodge an Application

Click here to lodge a development application with Richmond Valley Council.

Complying Development

A Complying Development Certificate (CDC) is a combined planning and construction approval for certain developments that meet all specific development standards for the category of complying development.

Development & Construction Forms

Access forms required for all types of development and construction in the Richmond Valley. Forms and fact sheets for specific development categories can also be found on the Application Information Packs page.

Variations to Development Standards

Clause 4.6 of the Richmond Valley LEP provides for a limited opportunity to vary development standards. Records of variations to standards are contained here as well as information on the process to apply.

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