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Examples of documents are: regional plans, district plans, guidelines, frequently asked questions, reports, and planning circulars.

'Documents' is the collective name for all items published on the Planning Portal not  categorised as EPIs, regulations, acts, development control plans, contribution plans, maps or Ministerial Orders. Examples of documents are: regional plans, district plans, guidelines, frequently asked questions, reports, and planning circulars.

Other Documents
A Metropolis of Three Cities – The Greater Sydney Region Plan  (PDF) Regional Plan  
Advertising and Signage (PDF) Information Sheet  
Aerials, Antennae and Communication Dishes (PDF) Information Sheet  
Balconies, Decks, Patios, Pergolas and Terraces (PDF) Information Sheet  
Boundary Adjustments and Strata Subdivisions (PDF) Information Sheet  
Boundary maps for 19 new councils in NSW (PDF) Ministerial Order  
Building Heights, Storeys and Basements (PDF) Information Sheet  
Carports and Garages (PDF) Information Sheet  
Central City District Plan (PDF) District Plan  
Central Coast Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
Central West and Orana Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
Commercial and Industrial Alterations (PDF) Information Sheet  
Complying development - Notification to neighbours (PDF) Information Sheet  
DDA Technical Specification Document Version 1.0  (PDF) Technical Specification  
Design Document for Council API Version 1.0 (PDF) Design Document  
Demolition of Buildings (PDF) Information Sheet  
Driveways, Hardstands, Pathways and Paving (PDF) Information Sheet  
Earthworks and Retaining Walls (PDF) Information Sheet  
Eastern City District Plan (PDF) District Plan  
Environmental Planning and Assessment (Greater Sydney Region Districts) Order 2016(PDF) Ministerial Order  
Environmental Planning and Assessment (Greater Sydney Region Districts) Order 2017 - Published 22 September 2017 (PDF) Ministerial Order  
Environmental Planning and Assessment (Planning Agreements) Direction 2019 Ministerial Order  
Far West Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
Fences (PDF) Information Sheet  
Fire Safety Code (PDF) Information Sheet  
Footpath, Dining and Mobile Food and Drink Outlets (PDF) Information Sheet  
Granny Flats - Building Articulation Corner Lots (PDF) Information Sheet  
Granny Flats - Building Heights and Setback (PDF) Information Sheet  
Granny Flats - General Information (PDF) Information Sheet  
Granny Flats - Privacy Requirements (PDF) Information Sheet  
Granny Flats - Site Requirements (PDF) Information Sheet  
Guide to Building or Renovating (PDF) Guidelines  
Home Based Enterprises (PDF) Information Sheet  
Hot Water Systems and Rainwater Tanks (PDF) Information Sheet  
How to change the use of a building (PDF) Information Sheet  
Hunter Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
Illawarra-Shoalhaven Regional Plan (PDF) Regional Plan  
Interior Alterations to Pubs, Clubs and Small Bars (PDF) Information Sheet  
Internal_and_external_housing_alterations.pdf (PDF) Information Sheet  
Land Based Controls for Exempt and Complying Development (PDF) Information Sheet  
Merged Council LGAs (PDF) Information Sheet  
New England North West Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
New Industrial Buildings and Additions to Commercial and Industrial Buildings (PDF) Information Sheet  
North Coast Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
North District Plan (PDF) District Plan  
Privacy Requirements for Residential Complying Developments (PDF) Information Sheet  
Riverina Murray Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
Secretary's Assessment Requirements Order  
Setbacks from Roads and Articulation Zones (PDF) Information Sheet  
Side and Rear Setbacks for Residential Development (PDF) Information Sheet  
Site Coverage, Floor Area and Landscaped Area Requirements (PDF) Information Sheet  
South District Plan (PDF) District Plan  
South East and Tablelands Regional Plan 2036 (PDF) Regional Plan  
State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) (Martin Place Precinct) Order 2018  Ministerial Order  
Temporary Uses and Structures (PDF) Information Sheet  
Tree Protection and Removal Requirements (PDF) Information Sheet  
Understanding Complying Development (PDF) Information Sheet  
Understanding Exempt Development (PDF) Information Sheet  
Waterway Structures (PDF) Information Sheet  
Western City District Plan (PDF) District Plan