Council Approval For Carport Nsw. 148 rows Many types of minor projects such as a workshop carport or garden shed are likely not to require council approval as they fall under the exempt developments section in the law. You can view the planning controls for dwellings and ancillary development in Sutherland Shire Local Environmental Plan 2015 and Sutherland Shire Development Control Plan 2015.
For residential-allied development such as carports the NSW planning system adopts three primary approval paths subject to certain pre-determined criteria being met as follows. Council cannot advise whether or not your development is classified as exempt. Fortunately carports that meet the requirements laid out in the Residential Code require only building approval not planning assessment or consent and they should be approved within 25 working days.
A fast track system for low impact small scale types of development.
There are no more than 2 structures per property. The Exempt Development Code lists more than 50 different types of development where if you meet particular restrictions the work can be undertaken without the need for planning or construction approval from Council. All other development requires development consent via lodging a Development Application of DA to Council and if construction or subdivision are involved you may also require a construction certificateDevelopment consent is the approval to use the land for that purpose and a construction certificate contains specific details on the construction of the building and approves the. Council cannot advise whether or not your development is classified as exempt.