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.
This requires Council to find the right balance between protecting the environment, supporting a healthy local economy and providing effective access to community services and infrastructure.
The NSW Planning Portal is an online platform where community, industry and government can work together to provide a digital experience that supports effective planning and decision making under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
Find all of our applications and forms related to building and planning. Including planning applications, copies of plans, amendments, council consent and more.
Application Tracking allows you to see the status and follow the progress of the following types of applications.
Guidelines for development applications, including Application Guidance, Obtaining Property Information to Support your Application, Online Lodgement, Lodged Applications, Approved Development Applications, Maps and BASIX, Clause 4.6 Variations Register. Development Advice
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.
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.
This page provides information on Council's Section 94 Developer Contributions Plan for Open Space, Recreation, Community and Cultural Facilities, current contribution plans, development servicing rates schedule and information on the Moss Vale bypass.
Engineering standards and requirements that need to be met in the design, construction, and development of infrastructure assets in the Wingecarribee Shire Council area. Includes Engineering Design Specification, Engineering Construction Specifications and Civil Engineering Standard Drawings.
List of required documentation for plumbing and drainage inspections.
Information about heritage listings, definition of a heritage item and heritage conservation areas, the Wingecarribee Heritage Survey, confirming heritage and other planning information, benefits of heritage listing, implications of heritage listing on future development, Council's heritage strategy, and links for further information.
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.
Fire safety is the responsibility of all property owners, property managers, tenants, and business operators who own, occupy or manage various types of residential, commercial, retail and industrial premises. Find out your responsibilities as a building owner.
Find the answers to the most common questions about pool owner responsibilities.
The Wingecarribee Local Planning Panels meets on a regular basis to provide a recommendation to the Interim Administrator on certain development applications.