We provide a range of development advice services to help answer your planning and development enquiries.
Getting advice early can save you time and reduce costs.
The three levels of development advice are:
Our Development Support Officers provide a free development support service to assist with:
Or phone 02 6626 7025 during office hours.
Development related advice is provided by planners or other technical officers.
Advice can be in writing or provided at a meeting.
This service can also be used to review development consent conditions.
You will need to pay the application fee of $215 per hour. One hour is charged on application.
Other fees may apply depending on the complexity of the advice. This includes:
Apply for Development Related Advice
We will contact you if we need more information.
If you have requested a meeting, this will be arranged.
One of our technical officers will conduct research of available documents.
Once completed, we will email the advice to the address provided on the form.
Processing times vary.
Development Advisory Panel meetings are for people who intend to lodge a development application and would like critical advice in the early stages of the planning and design of their development proposal.
These meetings help identify key issues. They do not investigate every detail which is covered through the formal development assessment process.
You will need to pay the application fee of $644 and upload plans and/or documents for the meeting.
Apply for a Development Advisory Panel meeting
A meeting will be scheduled.
Experienced professional officers will meet with you and go through any issues you have raised in the application form.
Meetings usually take place at Council's Administration building, 70 Station Street, Mullumbimby.
Once completed, we will email the minutes of the meeting.
For general enquiries, or to confirm which service best fits your proposal contact our Development Support Officers.
02 6626 7025