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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

Take from 80 to 100 days between receipt and final decision.

Further information and preliminary assessment letters

Take up to 28 days.

Public notice payment to letters and signage display

Take up to 10 days.

Planning and Amenity Committee decisions

Take up to 60 days from end of notice period.

Condition 1 plans for consideration

Take an average of 30 days between receipt and decision/response to each set of proposed plans. Incorrect plans will take significantly longer to consider.

Extension of time, secondary consent requests

Take an average of 30 days between receipt and response.

Section 29A demolitions

Take an average of 15 days between receipt and response.