Building and Development

From 1 July 2021, we require lodgement of all Development Applications (DAs) and Complying Development Certificates (CDCs) to be via the NSW Planning PortalHowever the option to lodge DAs and CDCs via the NSW Planning Portal is available as of 14 January, 2021.

If you require assistance using the Planning Portal and were unable to find the answer within the help and support section please contact Service NSW on 1300 305 695 or email: info@service.nsw.gov.au

Here’s what you need to know:

From July 1 2021 lodgement of DAs and CDCs will no longer be accepted over the counter or via email and must be lodged using the NSW Planning Portal. This means that you will need to create an ePlanning account on the NSW Planning Portal website to lodge your application.

This change is in line with the NSW Government’s plan for all Councils to participate in their ePlanning platform for application lodgement.

Lodgement of DAs and CDCs will no longer be accepted over the counter or via email and must be lodged using the NSW Planning Portal. This means that you will need to create an ePlanning account on the NSW Planning Portal website to lodge your application.

This change is in line with the NSW Government’s plan for all Councils to participate in their ePlanning platform for application lodgement.

If you require an additional type of approval such as a Construction Certificate, Plumbing Approval simply complete the relevant sections of the Development/Construction and Plumbing application form located on the website and upload as part of your online application.

If using a Private Certifier and you are only lodging a Plumbing application please complete the application form located on our website and submit all the required paperwork to mail@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

 

Getting started

Getting set-up for online lodgement is simple and you can start using it straight away, here’s how:

  1. Go to www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au
  2. Click on ‘My Account’
  3. Select ‘Create Account’ and follow the prompts

Once created, you can apply for DAs and CDCs with us online via your ePlanning account.

This section provides information on building, developing or renovating your home, business or land. 

The Greater Hume Community Participation Plan (CPP) (click here to access) sets out when and how Council will engage with its communities across all the planning functions it performs.(PDF, 651KB)

The Greater Hume Local Strategic Planning Statement 2020(PDF, 5MB)