Complying Development Certificate (CDC)

Complying development is a combined planning and construction approval for straightforward development that can be determined through a fast-track assessment by a council or an accredited certifier.

The exempt and complying development types and their development standards are found in the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008.

State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008

As of 1 July 2021, a Complying Development Application must be lodged via the NSW Planning Portal.

NSW Planning Portal