Staff at Muswellbrook Shire Council assisting a customer with a development application enquiry

Download the Application Guidelines booklet to assist you with your application.

Developing land can be a complex process. Before preparing an application you need to be fully aware of the limitations of the site and any regulations that may affect your proposal. This analysis must be completed prior to the development of your proposal.

Using the Matrix to assist you this process will also help to determine what type of supporting material is required. Armed with this information, you can then prepare your application.

Development Application Guidelines

You should write to Council if you are unsure of the restrictions or any limitations on the land and Council will provide a written response. Please note that this advice will attract a fee. You may also wish to make an appointment to have pre-lodgement discussions with a Council officer.

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