A BASIX certificate forms part of the documentation you must submit to your Council or an accredited certifier when applying for a complying development certificate. A BASIX certificate is also required when submitting a development application to your Council. To view this tool you'll need Internet Explorer (8 and above), Safari (4.1.3 and above), Mozilla Firefox (3.6 and above) or Google Chrome.
An increasing number of councils in NSW enable you to determine whether your building or renovation requires a complying development certificate or is exempt development through the Electronic Housing Code website. To view this tool you'll need Internet Explorer (10 and above) or Google Chrome.
The Interactive Buildings tool provides access to interactive models of residential, commercial and industrial buildings which allow you to establish what changes you can make to a property without the need for any further planning or building approvals. To view this tool you'll need Internet Explorer (10 and above), Safari, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
Councils and other planning bodies are required to provide maps and spatial datasets to the Department as part of the plan-making process. They are also required to provide copies of development control plans and contributions plans to the Department once they have been adopted by council.