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Building

In this section, you will find all the information that you need to ensure that your building development is undertaken smoothly.

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Canterbury Local Environment Plan (LEP) & Canterbury DCP

The LEP will replace all of council's previous principal planning instruments and is supported by Canterbury Development Control Plan 2012.

Track your DA

Council is pleased to offer you an online service that will enable you to track the progress of certain development applications from the time of lodgement to determination.

Building Application Forms

The following forms on this page will assist you in preparing your Development Application (DA).

Development Application Process

The DA Application Process provides a simple, step-by-step guide to all the things you need to do before submitting an application.

General Building Information

This section contains information that may assist you with undertaking your development.

Development Contributions (Section 94 & Section 94A) & Planning Agreement Register

Council has in place two Development Contributions Plans prepared under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 and a planning agreement under Section 93F of the Act.

Other Codes & Policies

This page contains supplemental codes and policies pertaining to development applications within our City.

Heritage in Canterbury

Local heritage acknowledges that the historic buildings must remain functional and continue to meet the demands of their owners.

2014 City of Canterbury Design Awards

We are calling for nominations for the 2014 Design Awards. The 2014 Design Awards aim to encourage, reward and acknowledge quality in building design across the City of Canterbury.