The NSW government allows Complying Development on low-risk bushfire-prone land, which Council can identify by issuing a BAL certificate.
When to apply for a BAL Certificate
You should apply for a BAL Certificate before designing your proposal or seeking Complying Development, so you and your designer can consider bushfire requirements.
If Council determines that the bushfire attack level is BAL-40 or BAL-FZ, you will need to lodge a Development Application rather than a Complying Development Certificate.
The NSW Rural Fire Service website provides more information about Complying Developments on bushfire prone land.