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Planning and Development

Council carries out a number of functions to protect and enhance the built and natural environment of the Leichhardt Local Government Area.

These include: assessing development applications; proposing to build, demolish, alter or change the use of buildings; subdividing land; and developing environmental planning strategies that address and manage issues including the environment, transport, heritage conservation and development.

Application Tracking
Application Tracking
Link to Application Tracking to see all current applications with Leichhardt Council.
DA Process Flow chart
DA Process
Step by step guide for preparing and lodging a DA with Leichhardt Council.
Plans
Planning Controls
LEPs, DCPs, Heritage, Contribution Levies, s149 Certificates.
Property Certificates and Maps
Property Certificates and Maps
Section 149 Certificates, Plans, Certified Documents, How to apply, Costs
Commercial Development
Commercial Development
Information for business and commerical applicants.
Trees on Private Property
Trees on Private Property
Removing trees, Tree assessments, Appeals against tree removal.
Building Standards
Building Standards and Environmental Health
BCA, asbestos, noise, swimming pools, fire safety, market stalls, pollution on building sites.
Building Certifiers
Building Certifers
Leichhardt Council’s Building Certification Team.
Major Developments
Major Developments and Planning Projects
Major Developments and Planning Projects