Upper Lachlan Planning & Development

The Environment and Planning Department of Council controls all planning and development within the Shire.

The Department is staffed by:

  • Director of Environment and Planning
  • Manager of Environment and Planning
  • Senior Strategic Planner 
  • 2 Senior Environmental Health and Building Surveyors
  • Trainee Building Surveyor
  • Trainee/Student Development Control Planner
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Ranger
  • Noxious Weeds Manager 
  • 3 Noxious Weeds Officers 
  • 2 Environmental Services Assistants

The Planning and Development functions of the Department include:

  • Assessing Development Applications for Building, Subdivision and Change of Use
  • Development and Building Compliance
  • Issue of certificates - zoning, building, outstanding notices
  • Strategic Planning
  • Heritage
  • Complaint investigation

Further information

Please contact the Environment and Planning Department on:

Telephone: (02) 48 30 1000    Facsimile: (02) 48 30 1045

Office hours

Council office hours are 9.00 am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday

Office locations

Crookwell - 44 Spring Street

Gunning - 123 Yass Street

Taralga * - Post Office/Community Centre, 29 Orchard Street

* Environment and Planning staff are only available at Taralga by prior appointment.