Section 10.7 Planning Certificates

A 10.7 Planning Certificate provides information on how land may be used. It also provides information on the development restrictions applying to the land.

The matters which must be contained in the Certificate are specified in Schedule 4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.

There are three different Planning Certificates available:

  • 10.7 (2) Planning Certificate provides specific information and is a mandatory inclusion in a contract for the sale of land
  • 10.7 (2) Complying Development Planning Certificate only contains information as to whether or not complying development may be carried out under the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008, and if not, the reason why not
  • 10.7 (2) & (5) Planning Certificate provides the same specific information as 10.7 (2) plus such other information concerning the land that Council may be aware of. The extra information is provided in good faith, and the Council does not incur any liability for information provided

Any person can apply for a 10.7 Planning Certificate by completing the application form.  The schedule of fees is included on the form.