Planning Certificate - Georges River Council - New South Wales


You must apply for a planning certificate to obtain information about an area of land. A planning certificate provides all the information the council has on file about planning controls and other issues that may affect a particular parcel of land.

There are two types of planning certificates:

  • A section 10.7(2) certificate shows the zoning of the property, its relevant state, regional and local planning controls and other property issues such as land contamination and road widening.
  • A section 10.7(2) and 10.7(5) certificate provides the same information but also includes advice from other authorities.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $62.00

Section 10.7(1) certificate. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All -

Section 10.7(5) certificate. Additional fee of up to $94 for advice. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All $62.00

Section 10.8(2). Fees for 2022-23


Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2021 New South Wales

Lodgement process


All Development Applications and other planning related applications must be lodged electronically via the NSW Planning Portal.

To apply for a Planning Certificate you must:

  • register for the NSW Planning Portal
  • complete the online application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Approval time

The following processing timeframes apply to Section 10.7 applications: - Section 10.7 (2) Certificate - provided within 5 working days - Section 10.7 (2) and Section 10.7 (5) Certificates - provided within 10 working days

Administering agency

Georges River Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.