Use the Electronic Housing Code to find out if you are able to undertake certain residential development on your property. Search on your lot and DP or street address, select the type of development that you would like to do and you will be provided with some general information.
Click on the letter corresponding to the development type that you would like to undertake.
Exempt developments are types of development that don't need Council consent. All exempt developments must still meet set requirements such as size, location, use and construction standards. If the State-wide exempt development code covers the same development type listed in a Council exempt development code, then the State-wide code prevails.
Exempt Development Information Sheet (pdf 93.3KB) and click on the relevant link below to see the NSW Legislation web page outlining the standards for what you want to develop:
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