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Do I need approval? Pre-lodgement Meetings
It’s a good idea to talk to Council officers before lodging your Development Application or Complying Development Certificate. Council officers can explain what is permitted on a site and what factors are taken into consideration when determining an application.
Using your sketches or plans, our officers can help you identify any changes that may be required or issues that must be resolved before the lodgement of an application, saving you time and money.
Council highly recommends holding a pre-lodgement meeting if your application involves any of the following:
Documentation required includes:
These documents must be submitted to Council via email at firstname.lastname@example.org no less than 21 working days prior to your scheduled meeting date.
Please note: pre-lodgement fees are required to be paid when payment notification is sent prior to the meeting.
The fees to attend a pre-lodgement meeting in 2017/2018 are:
Types of Development
Classes 1 and 10 – Low density residential developments (eg. dwelling houses and ancillary structures, dual occupancy development, subdivision up to two lots)
Classes 2–9 – Minor developments (changes of use and signage fit-outs, signage)
Classes 2–9 – Major developments (including new commercial and industrial developments or major alterations, childcare centres & subdivision for more than 2 lots)
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