Rates, pets, waste & recycling and parking permits, as well as construction and development approvals, venue bookings and issue reporting.
Waste & recycling services
Waste & recycling servicesFind my bin collection day
Waste & recycling servicesRecycle at homeFree
Report an issueReport illegal dumping
Rates & paymentsPay residential or business rates
Rates & paymentsNotify us if your postal address has changed
Rates & paymentsCheck or change a rate category or certificate
Rates & paymentsNotify us if you’ve overpaid on your rates
Business permits, approvals & tenders
Apply for a mobile food vending business approval
Pet & animal services
Property & tree maintenance
Transport and parking
Transport & parkingApply for a residential parking permitAbout 10 days
Transport & parkingApply for a business parking permitAbout 10 days
Transport & parkingHire a community busAt least $29
Transport & parkingReport a vehicle that is illegally parked
Construction, certification and development
We pursue a sensitive and balanced approach to development that protects residential amenity and the environment, preserves heritage and provides clarity for everyone.
Find out more about the approvals and regulatory process for building and construction including development applications, building certification, public domain works, construction permits & approvals and hoardings & temporary structure approvals.
Development applications (DAs)
Development applicationsLodge a development applicationApproval may be required for changes to your home or business site in our area.
Development applicationsHow to prepare your development applicationGetting your preparation right means you’re likely to have a smooth approval process.
Development applicationsSearch development applicationsFind a DA, outdoor dining, subdivision or heritage request.
Development applicationsExtend your business trading hoursWe need to assess the impact of a change to operating times.
Building certificationGet approval to carry out minor developmentA complying development certificate can be determined by the City of Sydney or private certifier without the need for a full development application.
Building certificationGet approval to start building workAfter you’ve received development consent, you’ll need to obtain a construction certificate.
Building certificationAppoint the City as principal certifier and notify us of building works about to startBuilding or subdivision work approved by the City of Sydney cannot start until a principal certifier has been appointed.
Building certificationGet approval to use or occupy a building after works have been completedFollowing development consent or a complying development certificate, an occupation certificate gives approval to use or occupy a site.
Public domain works
Construction permits & approvals
Hoardings & temporary structure approvals
Library & information services
Join the library
Facility bookings & outdoor events
Facility bookings & outdoor eventsCheck for sports ground closures
Facility bookings & outdoor eventsApply for an access card
Business permits, approvals & tendersApply for a filming or photography permit
Facility bookings & outdoor eventsApply for a 360 membership