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Planning application processing times

We are making service improvements to help our customers get quality outcomes faster. Find out our current planning application processing times.

Current service standards

At present, the service standards for planning and building services are as follows.

Processing planning applications

Takes on average from 80 to 100 days from lodgement to a final decision.

Further information and preliminary assessment letters

Take up to 28 days.

Planning and Amenity Committee decisions

Takes an average of 60 days from the end of notice period.

Condition 1 plans for consideration

Take an average of 30 days from lodgement to response. Incorrect plans will incur a fee.

Extension of time and secondary consent requests

Take an average of 30 days from lodgement to response.

Section 29A demolitions

Take an average of 10 days from lodgement to response.