In order to assist you in understanding Council’s planning controls, we provide a development enquiry service with three different tiers of assistance. 

Development Application Process

1. For general advice, Council’s Duty Planner is available between 9am and 12pm, Monday to Friday on (02) 9748 9999.

 2. To book a 10 minute meeting with a Town Planner, please send an email with some basic information on your proposal and the property address to

3. To lodge an application for a formal Pre-Lodgement Meeting, where you will receive a detailed written response from a Town Planner, please refer to the information and application form here.

If you have enquiries relating to specific Development Applications on notification, please contact the assessing officer on the details provided on the site notice or notification letter.