The links on this page will guide to local councils and selected government agencies. The council links generally include DCP’s, engineering design and construction guidelines and specifications, and other useful council information. The government agency links will provide general information for Controlled Activities, Approvals, weather forecasts, and rainfall information.
Building and Planning
Before lodging an application with council you should work out which development assessment category applies to your development.
Development Control Plan
The Newcastle DCP supplements the Newcastle Local Environmental Plan and provides additional information that should be taken into account when preparing a Development Application.
Technical Manuals and Standard Drawings
Technical Manuals provide more detailed or supportive information to the Newcastle DCP. The Standard Drawings provide the engineering detail to support the Newcastle DCP and the associated technical manuals.
Current & approved DAs
Find out what development applications are on public exhibition or have been approved by Council.