Site Compatibility Certificate - New South Wales


In certain circumstances, you will require this licence to ensure your development proposal is in keeping with the land use of the surrounding area.

Development types where a site compatibility certificate may be applicable include:

  • housing for seniors or people with a disability
  • infrastructure projects
  • educational and childcare establishments
  • affordable rental housing.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Site compatibility certificate fees comprise a base fee of $333.00 plus $42.00 for each dwelling or $265.00 per hectare (or part thereof) up to a total maximum of $672.00. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Lodgement All $43.00

Fee for use of NSW planning portal to lodge application. Fees for 2023-24


Administering agency

Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure

Planning Group

Contact details

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