Lodge an Application

Lodge an Application

From the 1 January 2021 you will be able to lodge the following types of applications via the NSW Planning Portal (ePlanning services)-

  • Development Applications (DA)
  • Section 4.55 Modifications (modify a DA)
  • Division 8.2 Reviews (review of determination)
  • Complying Development Certificates (CDC)
  • Construction Certificates (CC)
  • Subdivision Certificates (SC)
  • Principal Certifier Appointment (PCA)
  • Occupation Certificates (OC)

Note.  The lodgement of application using the Portal will be optional until 1 July 2021 after which this will be the only way to lodge these application types.

In addition, the following ancillary applications may also be lodged via the Portal-

  • Local Government Act – Section 68 applications
    • Structures or places of public entertainment
    • Water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage work – including carrying out water, sewer or stormwater work; connect a private drain or sewer to a public drain or sewer under Council’s control; water meter connection or disconnection; install and operate an OSMS
    • Management of waste – including dispose of waste into a Council sewer
    • Works and activities within public roads
    • Works and activities within Community Lands
    • Other – including install or operate an amusement device; install a domestic oil or solid fuel heating appliance; operate a caravan park, camping ground or manufacture home estate; standing vehicle for sale of articles in a public place
  • Roads Act
    • Section 125 Alfresco Dining within a public road reserve
    • Section 138 Construction within a road reserve – including driveway crossings and aprons

Note.  There is no mandate on lodging these ancillary application types via the Portal, however, if they relate to a development application or post consent certificate they should be lodged concurrently with that application.

Further Information

Further information on lodging applications can be found in the following links:


Development & Construction Forms

Application Information Packs

Development Application Lodgement Matrix and Checklist


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