Prior to lodging a submission, please review our Making a Submission webpage and FAQs.
- In the interests of public transparency, please note that your submission in its entirety will be available to the applicant and the public via City of Newcastle's (CN's) Application Tracker.
- In accordance with the Community Participation Plan, CN will release your name but withhold some other types of personal information.
- Submissions are considered 'Open Access Information' under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Therefore, any submission made is not confidential.
- Please ensure you disclose any Political Donations and Gifts using our disclosure form. Any disclosures provided are not confidential and will be publicly available for viewing on CN’s website.
Once your submission is lodged, an acknowledgment will be sent to the email address you provided.
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Purpose: We will use the information to support the assessment of the development application.
Intended recipients: Authorised officers contributing to the assessment of the development application, including and not limited to City of Newcastle Officers, Regional Planning Panel and other government agencies.
Supply: In accordance with the Community Participation Plan, the information provided is a requirement for the processing of your submission.
Consequence of non-provision: It is the individual's discretion whether to lodge a submission.
Storage and security: Information will be stored in accordance with City of Newcastle’s Records Management Policy.
Access: Contact us by phone on (02) 4974 2000 or attend the City Administration Centre.