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Access to Information

Additional Open Access Information

The Government Information (Public Access) Regulation 2018 (GIPA Regulation) provides the additional following information as Open Access information:

Information about Council

Plans and Policies

Information About Development Applications made after 1 July 2010

Development Applications, records of decisions and any associated documents received in relation to a proposed development:

  • Home Warranty Insurance documents
  • Construction Certificates
  • Occupation Certificates
  • Structural Certification Documents
  • Town Planner Reports
  • Submissions received on Development Applications
  • Heritage Consultant Reports
  • Tree Inspections Consultant Reports
  • Acoustic Consultant Reports
  • Land Contamination Consultant Reports

This information is available on Council's DA tracker.

The following information will not be made available as Open Access information:

  • Internal floor plans/layouts
  • Commercial information that would be likely to prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it or reveal a trade secret
  • Development Applications made before 1 July 2010 and any associated documents received in relation to the application

Approvals, Orders and Other Documents

  • Applications for approvals under Part 1 of Chapter 7 of the LGA and any associated documents received*
  • Applications for approvals under any other Act and any associated documents received*
  • Records of approvals granted or refused, any variation from Council Policies with reasons for the variation, and decisions made on appeals concerning approvals*
  • Orders given under Part 2 of Chapter 7 of the LGA, and any reasons given under section 136 of the LGA*
  • Orders given under the Authority of any other Act*
  • Records of Building Certificates under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 - available on Council’s DA tracker
  • Plans of land proposed to be compulsorily acquired by Council
  • Compulsory Acquisition Notices
  • Leases and Licenses for use of Public Land classified as Community Land

This information requires some investigation by Council to identify the specific records being sought. If you require any of these items, please contact Council’s Access to Information team via:

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