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.

If your building or renovation requires a complying development certificate you can apply for it online using the Electronic Housing Code which also allows you to:

  • Investigate your development options for an individual site, including the identification of land based restrictions,
  • Generate an exempt and / or complying development report,
  • Prepare your complying development application electronically,
  • Select your preferred Certifier from a pre-nominated list,
  • Lodge your application electronically,
  • Monitor the progress of your application, and
  • View and download your complying development determination.

Go to Electronic Housing Code.

To view the Electronic Housing Code website you'll need Internet Explorer (10 and above) or Google Chrome.

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