Getting your Development Application approved by your local council can be tricky and time-consuming. We explain why it makes sense to entrust the DA process to experts who will negotiate the approval on your behalf.
With increasing pressure in NSW to help solve the hot-button topic of housing affordability, there is now some recognition that making the process of approving home alterations and additions easier is part of the solution.
Are you planning on renovating or extending your home? Under a new proposal to amend NSW Planning laws you may be legally required to involve your neighbours before submitting your DA to council for approval. These are the first major planning changes for NSW in the last 30 years.