The Development Application (DA) allows the council to determine whether your project will adhere to local and state building requirements, consider its environmental impact and ensure that it won’t be a nuisance to immediate neighbours or other nearby properties. It is a formal request to undertake any kind of development.
The DA process is made up of two types of consent;
This is the concept. What is it that you want to do? Where will any buildings or additions be located? What will it look like? Will your project/development create any impacts or issues?
Building Rules Consent
This is where we consider the physical construction details. The specifications (what materials you're using), the footing details and/or engineer's report (how you'll make your building stand up), working drawings (how your building will be constructed) etc.