Building and development
Information on preparing and tracking Development Applications, buying and selling property, town planning, heritage and more.
Whether you're renovating a house, altering a shop or building a deck, you'll find all you need to know to get your building work approved.
Development contributions are payments or in-kind works provided by developers for facilities and services.
Our planning controls aim to preserve and enhance Ku-ring-gai's high quality built environment and landscape setting.
Find out about extra steps in the development process for bush fire prone land.
How to research history of works on a property, certificates you may need when buying or selling and information about drainage easements and sewer mains.
Additional development controls apply to development in heritage conservation areas to protect their special character.
Search for heritage items and other information about heritage.
Town planning shapes our towns, suburbs and region by managing development, infrastructure and services.
Check your property's zoning to see what types of development is permitted on the property.
To make changes to a LEP or the Ku-ring-gai Planning Scheme Ordinance, a Planning Proposal must first be submitted to Council.
Free service that offers fast and convenient access to information on development applications and their status.
Do you want to build a fence that divides properties? Find out all you need to know here.
Find out how and why we identify and acquire open space in Ku-ring-gai.
Information about state government plans for the NSW planning system and strategies to accommodate future needs.
This section contains some of the forms and information packs you may need for your development.
Council is implementing a program to raise awareness of the need to monitor the safety of awnings over public land.
Council funding for Heritage items and Heritage Conservation Areas.
Find where and what type of accommodation is permitted.
Learn about and apply for the construction of a driveway access.