Planning and Development Certificates

​Planning and Development Certificates provide information about the planning controls and development approvals for a property. There are three types of Planning and Development Certificates:

  • Limited Planning and Development Certificate;
  • Standard Planning and Development Certificate; and
  • Full Planning and Development Certificate.

The type of information that is provided in each of these certificates is set out in Schedule 23, Section 71 of the Planning Regulation 2017. Refer to Fact Sheet: Planning and development certificates.

Please download and submit an Application Council Searches form and email to or lodge an Online Services Application​ along with relevant payment.

Fees and response time as below:

​Type of Certificate​Response Time​Fees Payable
​Limited Planning & Development Certificate ​​Per Lot - 5 business days​$400
​Per Lot - 2 business days (urgent)​$535
​Standard Planning & Development Certificate ​​Per Lot - 10 business days​$805
​Per Lot - 5 business days (urgent)​$1,065
​Full Planning & Development Certificate​30 business days (min/quote for services)​$4,035


For more information, please contact Council on 1300 005 872 or email Council at 

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