Local governments are responsible for planning their local communities by ensuring appropriate planning controls exist for land use and development. They do this by preparing local planning schemes and strategies.

Development ApplicationsDevelopment Applications:

A Development Application (DA) is an application made to the City seeking consent to carryout development including construction, change of use of a property or premises, display of signage, or making alterations or additions to property.

View current Development Applications here

Local Planning Policies Local Planning Policies:

Policies listed on our engagement platform relate to where amendments are being considered and have been open for comments.

View current Local Planning Policies here

Local Planning Scheme No.3 Amendments to Local Planning Scheme No.3:

Local planning schemes set out the way land is to be used and developed, classify areas for land use and include provisions to coordinate infrastructure and development within the local government area.

View Local Planning Scheme No.3 amendments here