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.
Port Stephens Council
Building and Construction
You need to establish what you may build on your land, and if you need Council consent to do so.
Development Control Plan
The Port Stephens DCP contains detailed guidelines and planning controls applying to all development within the Port Stephens LGA.
The Infrastructure Specification is broken up into three components: Design Specification for the design of road, drainage, subdivision and civil works; Construction Specification providing construction standards for civil works; and the Drainage Handbook containing the drainage requirements of the Design Specification.
Development Application Tracking Enquiry enables you to: follow the progress of your application; view details of recently determined applications; and view details of applications currently on exhibition.