ePlanning General Information

The NSW Planning Portal (Portal) is an online environment has been 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 transparency of the planning system, and ensure greater accountability of all stakeholders.

NSW Government Planning Portal Fees

From 1 July 2021, a range of fees will be introduced for certain planning applications, certificates and are to be paid by the applicant at the time an application is submitted via the Portal. These fees are in addition to the fees charged by Council for the assessment or processing of your application. The NSW Planning Portal Fees […]

July 2021 Portal Updates

The second phase of the move toward digital lodgement of applications will commence on 1 July 2021. Phase 2 will include mandatory lodgement of occupation certificate applications, certifier appointments, subdivision certificates, subdivision works certificates (previously known as Civil Works Construction Certificates) and building certificates. The occupation certificate applications and certifier appointment can be made via the […]

Introducing the NSW Planning Portal

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 […]

How to lodge your Development Application

To apply for a Development Application online, you must be registered with the NSW Planning Portal. The Planning Portal also allows you to login using your Service NSW account. The NSW Government have produced a ‘How To’ guide to assist you. Download it here. The builder, draftsperson, shed company or home improvement company may be able […]

How to lodge a Complying Development Application

Step 1 – Register or sign-in to the Planning Portal To apply for a Complying Development Certificate online, you must be registered with the NSW Planning Portal. The Planning Portal also allows you to login using your Service NSW account. The NSW Government have produced a ‘How To’ guide to assist you. Download it here. […]

Post Consent Certification Applications (Construction Certificates)

Once you have lodged your Development Application or Complying Development Certificate, you have the opportunity to lodge a post-consent certificate; however, these applications will not be determined until the Development Application or Complying Development Certificate has been determined. These include: Construction Certificate Application, Occupation Certificate Application and Subdivision Certificate Application. The table below shows which […]