Lodge and Track Planning and Building Applications

You can lodge and track planning and building applications online or in person at our Civic Centre. Please take the time to read the important information below before you lodge your application.

Lodging Planning/Development Applications

Before you lodge your planning/development application, make sure you have all the required documentation. This will ensure we can deal with your application in a prompt manner without any unnecessary delays. We can only assess complete applications.

What You Will Need for Your Planning/Development Application

  • Completed Application for Planning/Development Approval (not required for Section 40 Liquor License applications)
  • Certificate of Title (not required for Section 40 liquor license applications or subdivision clearance applications). Note for the removal of a restrictive covenant, you need to supply a complete copy of the Certificate of Title. Both these documents are available from Landgate.
  • One copy of all plans and information applicable to your application type. Download our information sheet for specific details.

You will also require other documentation which will depend on the type of work you are doing. Please visit our Building and Renovating page and select the type of project you are doing for a full list.

Applications That Must be Submitted in Person or via Email

Amendments to the following applications cannot be completed online and must be done in person at our Civic Centre or by downloading our Application for Planning/Development Approval and emailing it to our planning administration team.

  • Change of Use
  • Gaming Permits
  • Subdivision Clearances
  • Street Renumbering
  • Home Occupation and Home Business

Applications That Must be Submitted in Person at a Scheduled Appointment

All proposed developments that will be referred to the Development Assessment Panel (DAP) for determination must be lodged in person at our Civic Centre, at a time arranged with a senior planning officer.

A proposal will be referred to the DAP when:

  • It has an estimated construction cost of $10 million or more, or
  • The applicant opts to have the application determined by the DAP. The proposed development must have an estimated construction cost between $2-10 million

Lodge a Planning/Development Application Online

Click on one of the links below to be directed to our online portal.

Make sure you have all the required documentation ready, and together all the attachments do not exceed more than 10 or combined are no more than 150MB in size. If you have more than 10 attachments or the total size for all attachments exceed 150MB, please contact our planning administration team.

You will need to pay all applicable fees and charges at the time of lodgement.

Lodging Building Permit Applications

Before you lodge your building application, ensure you have all the required documentation. This will ensure we can deal with your application in a prompt manner without any unnecessary delays. We can only assess complete applications.

What You Will Need for Your Building Permit Application:

  • Certificate of Title and a Diagram of Survey. Both these documents are available from Landgate
  • Completed Building Approval Form
  • The DA number from any planning approvals (if planning approval is required)
  • Completed BA3 – Certificate of Design Compliance that is signed by a registered building surveyor (certified applications only)
  • 1 x set of architectural plans and details; including a site plan, floor plan, elevations and cross-section views (specifics can be found on our Building and Renovating pages)
  • 1 x set of structural engineers plans and details which are designed, certified/signed by a practising structural engineer (specifics can be found on our Building and Renovating pages)

If the works will exceed $20,000, you will also need to:

You will also require other documentation which will depend on the type of work you are doing. Please visit our Building and Renovating  page and select the type of project you are doing for a full list.

Applications That Must be Submitted in Person

The following applications cannot be completed online and must be done in person at our Civic Centre.

Lodge a Building Permit Application Online

Click on one of the links below to be directed to our online portal.

Make sure you have all the required documentation ready, and together all the attachments do not exceed more than 10 or combined are no more than 150MB in size. If you have more than 10 attachments or the total size for all attachments exceed 150MB, please contact our planning administration team.

You will need to pay all applicable fees and charges at the time of lodgement.

Certified

Uncertified

Other

Lodge a Planning or Building Application in Person

Bring along the required documentation and come see us at our Civic Centre.

Fees and Charges for Planning/Development and Building Applications

All fees are payable at the time of lodgement.

View our current fees and charges or use our online Fee Calculator.

We accept cash or card payments in person, and card payments online. Please note there is a $10,000 limit on all online transactions and a 0.6% merchant service fee applies.

Track a Planning/Development or Building Application

Use the below links to track an existing planning or building application.

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