One of Council’s functions is to regulate development within the Shire in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 and other associated policies and directions from the New South Wales Government. Council needs to ensure developments find the right balance between protecting the environment, supporting a healthy local economy and providing effective access to community services and infrastructure.
For all development applications lodged after 1 July 2022, inspections are ‘pay as you go’ and have not been included in your Fee Quote.
A request for payment will be made after receiving a MyInspect booking request, payment is required to confirm this booking.
Inspection requests made after 3 pm for an inspection the next day will be processed as a same-day inspection request and will attract an additional fee. By submitting a MyInspect application you are acknowledging this and accept the additional fee. Inspections are held Monday to Friday.
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Development Control Plans (DCP) provide specific and comprehensive guidelines for certain types of development or area including rural and industrial areas and specific requirements for localities.
Over the past several months, the NSW Department of Planning and Environment has been progressing its Employment Zones Reform project which will result in the replacement of the current Business and Industrial zones with a new suite of Employment zones.
Outline of Wingecarribee Local Environmental Plan 2010 (WLEP 2010) with links to information about the planning proposal process, current planning proposals, completed amendments, guidance in the use of land, and guide to map tiles. Also includes 1989 LEP maps.
In this section you will find important information relating to food safety, mobile food premises, hairdressing, barbers, beauty salons, tattoo parlours and skin penetration premises, as well as information about smoke free venues.
The Southern Regional Planning Panel (SRPP) is a group of experts appointed by the State Government and Council to determine regionally significant Development Applications (DAs) or provide advice about planning proposals.
The Wingecarribee Local Planning Panels meets on a regular basis to provide a recommendation to the Interim Administrator on certain development applications.