Public domain works

Public domain works

Works in public areas

Approval is required to carry out works on land that is owned or managed by the City of Sydney and land that will be dedicated to the City.

This includes work on roads, drainage, footpaths, landscaping and other public spaces, referred to as the public domain.

Works associated with a DA

When the City approves a development application (DA) for public domain works, certain conditions may be imposed.

Planning agreement works

Public domain works may also be associated with a planning agreement. These works are separate to those that may be required under a development consent.

Other approvals

These cover all other works in public areas that are not associated with a DA or planning agreement.

Land dedications

How to appoint the City as principal certifying authority (PCA) for land dedications to the City and associated public domain works.

Last updated: Friday, 17 February 2017