Development applications in Warringah must comply with both state and local legislation. In addition there are many local issues and factors we take into consideration. They include heritage, environment, flood management and bushfire safety concerns.
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Zoning refers to the kinds of use permitted on a given property. Zonings can only be changed by amending the Local Environmental Plan.
Parts of Warringah are vulnerable to flooding. There are special requirements for development in these areas.
If your property is near a wetland or watercourse, you may need to gather extra information for your DA.
If you’re going to build on bush fire prone land then your DA must be accompanied by a Bush Fire Hazard Assessment Report.
As part of the Development Application (DA) process, Council requires applicants to provide information about any soil contamination.
Owners and builders are responsible for controlling soil erosion and preventing sediment from being washed into stormwater.
We work with the Aboriginal Heritage Office to protect our Aboriginal heritage against the impact of development.