Open access information

We must disclose open access information unless it’s not in the public interest to do so.

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City of Sydney policies

View our policy register.

You can also view the councillors’ expenses policy and our code of conduct.

We publish councillors’ expenditure reports every 3 months.

Disclosure log

Under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009, our disclosure log is updated after certain access applications have been decided. The log provides details of information we've released that may be of interest to other members of the public.

Disclosure logPDF · 190.39 KB · Last updated

Contracts awarded

See contracts awarded valued at or worth more than $150,000.

How our meetings are conducted

Please visit our code of meeting practice page.

Reports about what we do

You can view reports about what we do at our annual report and integrated planning and reporting pages.

Filming and photography

Please visit our filming and photography page for further information.

Council meetings

More information about council meetings and committees.

Register of investments

Download our register of investments.

Register of investmentsPDF · 996.22 KB · Last updated


Please visit our graffiti page for relevant policies.

How the Council’s powers are awarded

Download the delegations of the Council to the Lord Mayor, delegations from the Council to the CEO and delegations from the CEO to staff.

Delegation register from Council to the Lord MayorPDF · 131.47 KB · Last updated
Delegation register from Council to the CEOPDF · 144.55 KB · Last updated
Delegation register from CEO to staffPDF · 1.21 MB · Last updated

Planning and development

Our development application and planning controls pages have more information.

We keep a register of voting on planning matters at Council and Central Sydney Planning Committee meetings. If you would like to view the register, please contact the Manager Governance.

Land register

Download our land register for uses of public land classified as community land.

Land register (June 2020)PDF · 458.84 KB · Last updated

Political donation disclosures

For information about disclosures of political donations lodged with the NSW Electoral Commission, please visit NSW Electoral Commission.

Pecuniary interest

The register of pecuniary interest declarations is available for inspection. Please lodge a request for City records if you would like to view the register.

Pecuniary interest returns lodged by councillors and designated staff are available for inspection.

Plans of management

You can view the plans of management for our parks. For all other community spaces, please lodge a request for City records.

Building certificates

For details regarding the records of building certificates, please lodge a request for City records.

Compulsory acquisition

Please lodge a request for City records for details regarding compulsory acquisition.