Planning Certificate

A Section 149 Certificate is a planning certificate under Section 149 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

Planning certificates give information on the development potential of a parcel of land including the planning restrictions that apply to the land on the date the certificate is issued.  There are three types of 149 Planning Certificates:

  • 149 (2)
  • 149 (2) Clause 3 Complying Development
  • 149 (2&5).

A 149 Certificate is mandatory when purchasing a property.

The  form can be downloaded here.

The application may lodged at Council’s Customer Service Counter or if you prefer by mail, email (council@botanybay.nsw.gov.au ) or fax 9366 3777.