You can lodge and track Development Applications (DAs) online. Purchasers and developers can use online tools to find out about:
- building height restrictions
- applicable Development Control Plans (DCPs)
- types of development that can be undertaken on a property.
You can lodge applications for various certificates and searches direct with Council via our online eServices system:
- Section 10.7 Planning Certificate
- Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Certificate
- Section 735A Outstanding Notices
- Pool Barrier Compliance Certificate
- Building Records Search
- Dwelling Entitlement Search
- Services Drainage Diagram (internal)
- Sewer Drainage Diagram (external)
- Section 603 (Rates) Certificate
- Special Meter Reading Certificate.
How to lodge my application online
Council may notify a Development Application (DA) where the proposal:
Council must notify and exhibit a DA in line with the:
How to lodge a submission
During the exhibition period, community members can give feedback about a proposal. They can do this by making an online submission to Council:
The assessing officer will review any submissions received and may ask the applicant to respond to the issues raised. This will occur before the assessing officer determines the application.
Development proposals need to be prepared with reference to development standards in all relevant environmental plans. The plan for Eurobodalla Shire is the Eurobodalla Local Environmental Plan 2012. This plan provides the zoning for each site and outlines key development standards. These include building heights and minimum lot sizes.
To vary any of these development standards, the applicant's DA needs to address them under Clause 4.6 of the Eurobodalla Local Environmental Plan 2012. This clause gives the applicant the opportunity to show that the variation to the development standard(s) is justifiable in the specific circumstance.
You can view a register of DAs where consent has been granted with a variation to development standard SEPP1 or Clause 4.6:
Council's land mapping tool provides information relating to property boundaries, imagery and town planning schemes:
NSW Planning Portal
The NSW Planning Portal allows you to determine the types of development that can be undertaken on your property. It also contains other information to consider when planning your development, like bushfire and flooding risks:
Use our DA tracking tool to check the progress of DAs and Construction Certificates:
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Please note: As of 1 December 2021, a reference to an Environment Protection Zone E1, E2, E3 or E4 in a document should be taken to be a reference to a Conservation Zone C1, C2, C3 or C4. For further information, please see NSW Department of Planning and Environment's 'Standard Instrument (Local Environmental Plans) Amendment (Land Use Zones) Order 2021'.