All development applications and the majority of post consent certificates must now be submitted through the NSW Planning Portal.
Once you have development consent for building work, you will need to obtain a Construction Certificate before work can start.
When buying a property it is important to find out about planning controls or hazards such as bushfire or flooding that may affect the land.
If you are planning to undertake work or activity on a public roadway, footpath or nature strip, you’ll need to contact us for approval.
Find out more information about home building laws and how to become an owner builder.
Thinking about renovating your home? There are a few things to know before you start.
Find out more information about building fire safety, fire safety certificates and annual fire safety statements.
If you are not connected to our sewage system you will need an onsite system to deal with your wastewater. Find out about your responsibilities.
Find out our requirements for plumbing, water meter installation, and liquid trade waste.
Midcoast Council requires the payment of a damage bond for certain development types.
If you own a heritage home or live in a heritage conservation area find out what you need to know to work on your home.
Find out more information about swimming pool compliance and safety requirements.