Rates, pets, waste & recycling and parking permits, as well as construction and development approvals, venue bookings and issue reporting.
Waste & recycling services
Pet & animal services
Property & tree maintenance
Transport and parking
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 applicationsApproval is required for changes to your home or business site in our area.
Development applicationsLearn which plans and documents you need. Getting the first step right means you’re likely to have a smooth approval process.
Development applicationsFind a development application (DA) or footway usage application (FA).
Development applicationsWe need to assess the impact of a change to operating times.
Building certificationA complying development certificate can be determined by the City of Sydney or private certifier without the need for a full development application.
Building certificationAfter you’ve received development consent, you’ll need to obtain a construction certificate.
Building certificationBuilding or subdivision work approved by the City of Sydney cannot start until a principal certifier has been appointed.
Building certificationFollowing development consent or a complying development certificate, an occupation certificate gives approval to use or occupy a site.