Planning & Zoning

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Council and our community want a well-planned, balanced City that supports the housing, lifestyle, employment and other needs of our diverse, growing population. This section contains information on the planning controls and zoning which apply to the City, how to apply for a planning certificate, as well as the City's planning studies and strategies. This section also contains information on major developments bringing new housing, jobs and facilities for our growing population.

Planning Controls

Find out about building, development and land use restrictions across our City under various State and local planning and zoning documents, including Local Environmental Plans and Development Control Plans relevant to Penrith City.

Visions, Strategies & Plans

This section includes background studies and other Council documents related to future planning for our City, including the Local Strategic Planning Statement and the Places of Penrith Strategic Framework, which is underpinned by city-wide strategies such as the Employment Lands Strategy and Green Grid Strategy.

Planning Certificates

Find out how to apply for a planning certificate, showing how a particular property may be used and restrictions on development.

Our City Centres

Read about the revitalisation of Penrith CBD and St Marys Town Centre...

Public Land Register

Read about the Public Land Register.