NSW Housing Code

The NSW Housing Code simplifies the planning process for new houses and alterations and additions to existing homes.

It allows general home developments to be approved in 10 days or less and is an alternative to the traditional, development application (DA) process. At the same time, it preserves local character and protects neighbours’ rights.

For more information, please download the brochure by selecting the appropriate link to the bottom of the page. You will need a PDF Viewer to view any downloadable documents; click here to download Adobe Reader. You can also visit the NSW Department of Planning's Electronic Housing Code website.

NSW Housing Code
  • The complying development code for new houses generally only applies in residential zones, while for alterations and additions to existing dwellings and ancillary development it applies in both residential and rural zones...

    Fri, 27 February 2009