Understand the different planning approval pathways in NSW.
Planning Proposals progress through various stages of the plan-making process. Click here to view all current proposals.
The online service allows faster assessment times and improves the way the Department communicates with applicants and council
Greater Sydney households are eligible for a free tree.
Find information about Acts that support applications for development.
Under the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (the Codes SEPP), certain approvals can be issued within 20 days.
Find information on development applications through to complying development certificates and integrated developments to help you apply online using the NSW Planning Portal.
View the current Part 5 projects that are under assessment on the NSW Planning Portal.
Find information about State Significant Development (SSD), State Significant Infrastructure (SSI) and State Significant Projects that are happening in your area.
We have increased the transparency of the State’s property portfolio through the Government Property Index.