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Hurstville City Council promotes high quality, environmentally sustainable building and development.  Council aims to provide you with the necessary advice to prepare and submit a high-quality development application, which can be considered favourably.

When embarking on building and development projects, there are numerous laws, policies and industry standards which must be considered. These include:


While architectscommonly advise on small residential development designs, large and complex developments may require input from a wide range of experts. Contact Council for pre-development advice on complex buildings and developments before embarking on a project.

More information

Download pdf icon Development Application (273.29kB)
Australian Institute of Architects - national association for architects.
Pre-development Advice - do you need development approval for your building project?
Expert Advice - list of experts who can assist in preparing complex development applications.

Council's website provides comprehensive information on building and development. For further information, telephone Council on 02 9330 6222 or email

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