Development

Important - from 1 January 2020, people lodging a development application for the Burwood Council area will be required to do so online via the NSW Planning Portal.

The new process allows users to lodge anytime, does not require visiting Council, and saves time and paper. Applications on paper will not be accepted.


This section of our website is dedicated to regulations and policies related to planning and development. You will find links to the Burwood Local Environmental Plan (BLEP) and Development Control Plan (DCP), and information in realation to Development Applications, zoning, heritage and Online DA Tracking.

For more information on these and many more topics, please select the appropriate link to the left. You will need a PDF Viewer to view any downloadable documents; click here to download Adobe Reader.
 

For property related GST obligations, click here to visit ATO website.

DA Forms and Factsheets

Important - from 1 January 2020, people lodging a development application for the Burwood Council area will be required to do so online via the NSW Planning Portal.

Burwood Local Environmental Plan 2012

The Burwood Local Environmental Plan (BLEP) 2012 is Council's principle planning document in respect of all land within the municipality of Burwood.

COVID-19 Changes to NSW Planning and Construction Legislation

Click here to find out about the recent changes to NSW Planning Legislation as part of the NSW Governments response to the COVID-19 Crisis and how it affects our local community.