Development Applications

In conjunction with the Department of Planning and Environment applicants can now go online to track the progress of their development applications lodged with Harden Council.  When your development application is lodged you will be given a development application number to assist you track your application.

Members of the community can also check to see what applications have been submitted for their local area and check out their determination status.

 To see what applications are near you or to check your application click here.  If you have any questions in relation to any of the applications, please contact Council

 

Important Information Prior to Submitting a Development Application

Before constructing a dwelling, making any changes to an existing building, subdividing land, or occupying a premise within the Harden Shire Local Government Area (LGA), you may need to submit a Development Application (DA).  The following information is provided as a guide about preparing and lodging a DA with Harden Shire Council.

Development Application Form 

When is a DA required?

To establish if your proposal requires approval you will need to determine the type of development that you propose. Some development requires ...

Pre-Lodgement Meeting

Council provides a Pre-lodgment meeting for those persons intending to submit a development application. The service enables you to meet with r...

Categories of Development

Other categories of development are:

  • State Significant Development: is development identified by the State Government as being...

Preparing and Lodging a Development Application?

When lodging a Development Application (DA) you must submit a completed application form, along with the following information. Council staff m...

The Development Process

Council's Notification Policy outlines whether an application needs notification to adjoining owners and/or placed on exhibition.

Copies o...

Assessment of DA's

DAs are assessed against the provisions contained in section 79C of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979. In determining...

How can I make a submission?

Council's Notification Policy outlines whether an application needs notification to adjoining owners and/or placed on exhibition.

Copies o...

Prior to commencing work

Once you have obtained approval for your proposal it is often the case that before you can start works you will need to obtain a Construction Ce...

Review of Decision or Rejection (s82A, s82B,s96AB)

Should you be dissatisfied with a decision by Council on a DA or an Application to Modify a Development Consent (s96), you can have the determin...

Political Donations and Gifts

The NSW Government has implemented legislation (Local Government and Planning Legislation Amendment (Political Donations) Act 2008) requi...