Council Documents

In accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPAA), the following information is open access:

Main Corporate Documents

Councillor Expenses

Council Policies, Codes & Guidelines (A-Z)

Planning Documents

Section 64 (EPA) - Developer Servicing Plans

Section 94 (EPA) - Developer Contribution Plans

Section 94(EPA) - Developer Contribution Plans (superseded but valid for old consents)

Plans of Management and Master Plans

Coastal Management Plans and Related Documents

Plans of Management - Vegetation

Plans of Management - Inland Vegetation

Other Documents

Open Access Information

Contact Council's Records Section to view, Ph 02 6686 4444.

  • Returns of Interests for Councillors, Designated Persons & Delegates
  • Applications for approvals and associate documents under Part 1 of Chapter 7 of the LGA
  • Applications for approvals and associated documents under any other Act
  • Records of approvals granted or refused, any variation from local policies with reasons for the variation, and decisions made on appeals concerning approvals
  • Orders given under Part 2 of Chapter 7 of the LGA, and any reasons given under section 136 of the LGA
  • Orders given under the authority of any other Act
  • Records of building certificates under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
  • Plans of land proposed to be compulsorily acquired by the local authority
  • Compulsory acquisition notices
  • Leases and licences for use of public land classified as community land. 
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