Development applications

Planning and Development guidelines

Council’s Building and Development team has forms and guidelines to help you work your way through the planning, building, construction and development process and with installing fire safety measures.

Understanding the development process

To help you determine if you need to submit a DA or whether can build using other avenues, you need to consider the planning rules for where you live and what you want to build there.

Pre-development meetings

Central Coast Council aims to facilitate development through its Duty Planner service with town planners available without appointment during Council business hours to discuss preliminary development and zoning matters.

Lodge a development application

Once your application is prepared according to the relevant guidelines and checklists, you can submit your application online via the NSW Planning Portal.

Make a submission

Before making a submission about a DA you should inspect the plans and read any accompanying information so you are clear on the details.

Track a development application

You can search and track all current development applications, construction certificates and other associated documents online via our eplanning portal.

Subdivision and development works

Learn about the engineering requirements for subdivision works and other development related civil infrastructure works in the Central Coast.

Online submission of an application using the NSW Planning Portal

The NSW Planning Portal is an online platform where community, industry and government can work together to provide a digital experience that supports effective planning and decision making under the Environmental ...

Current Development Applications

Latest Development Applications, Development Consents and Complying Development Certificates available here. For more information on the development application process or to track an application go to plan and build.
Last updated : Thu 25 Jun 2020