Request a Planning and Development Certificate

Anyone can request a Planning and Development Certificate in order to provide relevant planning and development information applicable to specific sites.

There are three different types of Planning and Development Certificates:

  • A limited planning and development certificate. Generally, including:
    • a summary of the provisions of any planning scheme or charges resolution applying specifically to the premises such as zonings
    • if any of the State planning regulatory provisions apply to the premises—a description of the provisions that apply;
    • a description of any designations applying to the premises.
A limited certificate must be given within 5 business days.
  • A standard planning and development certificate. Generally, including:
    • A limited certificate
    • A copy of each valid development approval
    • A copy of each valid infrastructure agreement
    • a copy of any information recorded for the premises in the infrastructure charges register;
    • description of each amendment, proposed to be made by the local government to its planning scheme
A standard certificate must be given within ten business days.
  • A full planning and development certificate. Generally, including:
    • a standard planning and development certificate
    • a statement about the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of each condition of each valid development approval
    • a statement about the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of each obligation of each valid infrastructure agreement
A full certificate must be given within 30 business days.

To determine the required fee for preparing a certificate, it is necessary to have regard to Council’s Schedule of Fees and Charges.


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