Regulatory requirements, specifications and polices for building and development projects.
Development Enquirer is a tool to help you prepare a development application.
Council is in the process of preparing a new Standard Instrument Local Environmental Plan (LEP).
Sutherland Shire Local Environmental Plan 2006 contains controls for height, landscaping and zoning. Links to the LEP on the legislation website.
Sutherland Shire Development Control Plan 2006 guides development within the area, links to the Plan and maps can be found here.
Development on the Kurnell Peninsula has different controls to the rest of the Shire.
Council's plans are amended from time to time to reflect strategic changes, corrections, and additions.
Information regarding Council's adoption of rezonings, height and density increases that will form Council's Housing Strategy.
Fact sheets and user guide briefly explaining development controls and where to get more information.
Environmental Specifications contain further information on how to implement controls within SSLEP06 and SSDCP06.
Contributions are required for developments other than dwelling houses. S94 and S94A Plans contain both the rate and where contributions are spent.
Planning controls that apply to development on bushfire prone land
Developing on land thats soil is affected by acid sulfate.
Aboriginal heritage in the Sutherland Shire including an archaeological sensitivity map.
Guidelines for rezoning applications, includes general information on zoning, costs involved and the process of submitting a Rezoning Application.
Information about BASIX, the NSW Government's building sustainability index.
Development Control Plans applying prior to the adoption of Sutherland Shire Development Control Plan 2006. Plans continue to apply in some areas.
Information and link to Sutherland Shire Local Environmental Plan 2000. This Plan only applies to some areas of Sutherland Shire.
A number of policies that have been superseded, may still contain valuable information.These documents have been provided for general interest.
Greenhills Beach Development Control Code sets out requirements for development within the Greenhills Beach land release area.
Information on Urban Activation Precincts