Applications may be lodged in person, by mail or via email to SMRCDevelopmentAdminTeam@snowymonaro.nsw.gov.au, please be advised that applications cannot be received via facsimile.
Individual owners must sign and print their names. Where there is more than one owner, all owners must sign. Consent and seal of the owners corporation is required if the proposed work involves or affects common property. The Strata Management Agent or two (2) members of the owners Corporation must sign.
Where proposed work effects a party wall, consent of both owners is required in writing. Managing agents must have a written authority from the owner, clearly indicating the authority is current, consenting to the lodging of, or empowering the applicant to lodge the application. A person acting under a registered Power of Attorney must quote the book and page number, and provide a fully copy of the Power of Attorney.
Under Section 147 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, any reportable political donation to a Councillor and/or Council employee within a two (2) year period before the date of this application must be publicly disclosed.
If the land is, or is part of critical habitat or development that is likely to significantly affect threatened species, populations or ecological communities or that habitat as identified under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, a species impact statement (SIS) is required.
For all development applications (excepting Designated Development), the application must be accompanied by a statement of environmental effects.
If a site plan is required the plan must indicate:
Assessing a DA is undertaken in accordance with Section 79C of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.
Most fees payable for development applications are regulated by the State Government and vary depending on the type and cost of the development. In the case of construction of building work, the development application fee is based on the estimated cost of the development. Please contact Council on 1300 345 345 for an estimate of fees and charges.
In accordance with the current Development Control Plans, your development application may require notification and/or advertising in the paper to enable interested persons to comment on the proposal. The notification period inviting comment from surrounding residents and the public can vary depending on the type of development. If notification and or advertising is required a separate fee will be payable.
Applications for development which increase the demand for community services are required to pay a developer contribution. Click here for further information.
Applications which have insufficient/deficient documentation and/or detail may be returned to the applicant if Council is unable to assess the application. Council can request additional information form applicants for the application to be assessed and this can delay the assessment. Please ensure all requirements are met when submitting an application.