Building and Development
Inverell Shire Council can assist you with all your planning matters, whether it be general advice or helping to submit a planning application. All the information you need can be found within the Building and Development section of this website or you can contact the Civil & Environment Department anytime during business hours on (02) 6728 8200.
Advertised Development Applications
According to Council Policy and Legislation, Development Applications for certain types of development are publicly exhibited in the Inverell Times and on Council’s website.
Application Tracking is a tool to track the progress of development applications, construction certificates or complying development certificates, lodged since 1 January, 2004.
A Development Application (DA) is a formal application to Council for carrying out various types of ‘development’ as defined by NSW Planning Legislation and Local Planning Instruments.
Development Services Staff
The Development Services team is here to assist you in all aspects of building and development whether you are building a shed, a house or even undertaking major commercial or industrial development.
History and Heritage
Inverell is situated in the New England North West region of New South Wales and is a thriving commercial and service centre with a local population of 16,075 and a district population of 18,000.
Inverell Public Open Space Strategy
In acknowledging the value that parks and reserves contribute to a positive lifestyle for its current and future residents, Inverell Shire Council has resolved to prepare a Public Open Space Strategy.
Modification of Consents
Section 96 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 provides for modifications to development consents where it is demonstrated that the modification is substantially the same as the approved development.
NSW Planning Viewer
The Planning Viewer provides public access to the map layers for certain planning maps incorporated by reference in environmental planning instruments made under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
Preliminary Development Advice
Council has a strong commitment to assisting applicants in the preparation of Development Applications by taking an active role in the pre-application process.
S375A Record of Voting on Planning Matters
Under section 375(A) of the Local Government Act 1993, a Division is required to be called whenever a motion for a planning decision is put at a meeting of the Council or a Council Committee.
Section 68 Approvals
Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 requires that a person obtain Council approval for a variety of works. A list of the most common approvals sought from Council is provided.
Council has recognised the need for, and growing local interest in, alternative and renewable energy sources. Energy generated from wind farms and small wind turbines is one such renewable source.