Lodging a development application?

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 3:58PM

From 1 January 2020, anyone lodging a development application in the Burwood Council area must do so online through the NSW Planning Portal  provided by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. This streamlined process allows you to lodge your application anytime, removes paperwork and does not require visiting Council.

Burwood Council supports the processes included in the Development Assessment – Best Practice Guide for Councils

You must now submit the following Applications through the NSW Planning Portal

  • Development Application
  • Section 4.55 Modification Application
  • Complying Development Certificate

The benefits of lodging your application through the NSW Planning Portal

Some of the benefits of lodging your application online through NSW Planning Portal are:

  • Ability to submit an application online anytime
  • Save time and money on application and plan printing
  • Reduces paperwork
  • Does not require visiting Council
  • Standardised application process across local government areas
  • Improved transparency of the application process with automated notifications

Applications on paper will not be accepted.

For more information on lodging your application online through NSW Planning Portal, please see the How To Guide provided or visit the NSW Planning Portal

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