The NSW Planning Portal (Portal) is an online environment developed by NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) where community, industry and government can work together to better understand and meet their obligations under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. It hosts a range of digital planning services, mapping tools and reporting tools to assist everyone involved in a proposed development. The Portal aims to, improve application determination times, increase the transparency of the planning system, and ensure greater accountability of all stakeholders.
Within the Wentworth Shire, the following application types are required to be lodged through the Planning Portal(External link):
- Development Applications
- Complying Development Certificates
- Construction Certificates
- Occupation Certificates