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
  • Strategic Planner 
  • Health and Building Surveyor
  • Building Surveyor
  • Development Control Officer
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Ranger
  • Manager of Regulatory Compliance and Biosecurity Services
  • 3 Biosecurity Weeds Officers 
  • Environmental Services Assistant

The Planning and Development functions of the Department include:

  • Development Applications for Building, Subdivision and Change of Use
  • Development and Building Compliance
  • Swimming Pool Compliance
  • Certificates - zoning, building, outstanding notices
  • Strategic Planning
  • Food Shop inspections
  • Heritage
  • Rural Addressing
  • Biosecurity (weeds)
  • Companion Animals

Further information

Please contact the Environment and Planning Department on:

Telephone: (02) 4830 1000    Facsimile: (02) 48 30 1045

Office hours

Council office hours are 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM - 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 and Gunning by prior appointment.