Development, Building & Planning

Council's Development & Regulation department is responsible for the approval of all new building work, demolitions, extensions and improvements - whether by a builder or the owner. Such work may also require Planning and/or Development approval. All approvals must be obtained before commencement of any work. Subsequently you may be required to have your site inspected during the building process, for enquiries or booking of an inspection you can contact the Building Inspector on (08) 8633 9720.

Information Sheets
 Development Application Checklist(298 kb)
 
 Development Application Fees Effective 1 July 2014(106 kb)
 
Development%20Declaration%20Guide%20July%202007 Powerline Clearance Declaration Guide 2007 (107 kb) 
 
Public Notification Public Notification (37 kb) 
 
Making a Development Application Non Complying Development (58 kb) 
 
Guidelines For The Establishment Of New Food Premises (115 kb) 
 
 Waste Control Systems Application Guide (515 kb) 
 
Application Forms
 Development Application Form (74 kb) 
 
 Home Activity Application Form(48 kb)
 
 Application for OnSite Wastewater Works Approval (60 kb)