Open access information
We must disclose open access information unless it’s not in the public interest to do so.
City of Sydney policies
View our policy register.
We publish councillors’ expenditure reports every 3 months.
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.
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
Filming and photography
Please visit our filming and photography page for further information.
Register of investments
Download our register of investments.
Register of political donation disclosures
View the register of copies of current declarations of disclosures of political donations lodged with the NSW Electoral Commission. The declarations are made by or on behalf of councillors (including in their capacity as candidates for election as councillors).
Note that you are required to search the register by financial year, then by councillor or candidate or party or political donor or other.
Please visit our graffiti page for relevant policies.
How the Council’s powers are awarded
Planning and development
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.
Download our land register for uses of public land classified as community land.
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.
For details regarding the records of building certificates, please lodge a request for City records.
Please lodge a request for City records for details regarding compulsory acquisition.