From 1 January 2021, all development applications and the majority of post consent certificates must be submitted through the NSW Planning Portal. Find out more about E-Planning with City of Newcastle (CN).
The Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 is the principal legislation enabling Councils to levy contributions for public amenities and services. Contributions are imposed by way of a condition of development consent or complying development, and can be satisfied by:
- Dedication of Land
- A monetary contribution
- A material public benefit
- A combination of some or all of the above
See the Development Contributions Rates and Plans page for more information or access the relevant form below: