If you want to find out who owns the property adjoining yours (a property with a common border), you can submit an application to access this information from Council.
You can request this information because of:
- a dividing fence matter under the Dividing Fences Act 1991
- an issue with a tree, in relation to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 (C149b).
- neighbour notification for approved Complying Development works, as required by State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt & Complying Development Codes) 2008 (clause 3.39A)
- the resolution of an ordinary drainage matter.
How to apply
Apply for adjoining property owner's detail
Strict conditions apply to the provision of this information. It must not be kept, copied, distributed or used for unrelated purposes.
The following outline Council’s principles regarding public access to information: