Planning and Development Certificates

In accordance with Section 265 of the Planning Act 2016, a person may apply to Council for a limited, standard or full Planning and Development Certificate for premises.

For more information about the different types of Planning and Development Certificates, timeframes and how to apply for one, please view Council’s Fact Sheet: Planning and Development Certificate. To identify the appropriate type of Planning and Development Certificate to suit the nature of your enquiry you should seek independent legal advice.

To apply for a Planning and Development Certificate, customers must complete Council’s Planning Services Search Request Form and pay the relevant fee for the particular certificate type. The applicable fee is specified in Council’s Fees and Charges Register.

To access information on development applications lodged with Council, including proposal documentation and status information on where an application is in the assessment process, please visit Council’s PD Online service.