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Make a Submission

Learn how to have your say on State significant proposals.

Have Your Say Online!

You can make a submission online by signing up and creating an account. This will allow you to save submissions in progress, view a history of all the submissions you have made, and stay up-to-date with the progress of an application through automated email alerts. 

Once you have signed up, find a project on exhibition and click 'Make Submission' or click 'Sign In' in the top right corner and then 'Make Submission'.

Write to Us

Can't make a submission online? You can still send a physical copy of your submission to us by post or hand deliver it to one of the Department's offices. The Department encourages online submissions to ensure public safety as well as the timely consideration of all issues raised, during times when mobility is restricted due to Covid-19 lockdown. Your submission must include:

Your name and address, at the top of the letter only;
The name of the application and the application number;
A statement on whether you support or object to the proposal;
The reasons why you support or object to the proposal; and
A declaration of any reportable political donations made in the previous two years.

Your submission must reach us before the close of the exhibition period and should be addressed to:

Planning and Assessment
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Locked Bag 5022
Parramatta NSW 2124

How will your personal information be used when you make a submission?

We may publish some of your personal information online, including:

Your submission;
Your name (unless you state that you want your name withheld);
Your suburb; and
Any political donations disclosure statement.

We may publish any personal information you have included in your submission on a proposal. Do not include any personal information in your submission that you do not want published.

For more information, view the Department's Privacy Statement

Submissions Report

After you have had your say, the Department will ask the proponent to respond to any issues raised in submissions. 

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