A few truths about building process

  • DA, A Development Application is commonly referred to as a DA. It is a formal request for consent to carry out proposed development, such as change of use of land, subdivide land, and carry out building, landscaping and other work.
  • CDC, Complying Development Certificate is a fast-track approval process for straightforward residential, commercial and industrial development. If the application meets specific criteria, it can be determined by a council or accredited certifier.

Councils take a long time to approve works
(this varies between councils) so plan accordingly and expect this.