Online forms

Many applications can be lodged online for your convenience. Please select the application you wish to lodge from the list below.

Please ensure that details (i.e. certificate type, property and contact details) are correct before placing an application. Council is unable to issue refunds for incorrectly entered information, duplicate applications, or for change of mind.

Digital Forms

Beach Parking Permit Application

Apply for a Beach Parking Permit which allows free parking in designated beach permit parking areas.

- Permits expire on 31 August each year and are valid only if used in accordance with the instructions on the back of the permit.
- Permits can only be purchased by Northern Beaches Residents
- A maximum of 2 additional permits may be purchased per property by Northern Beaches Residents only. Proof of residency MUST be provided.
- Permits are NOT VALID at Rowland Reserve, Church Point Parking Precinct or Woorak Reserve Car Parking Areas - find out more.
- Council takes no responsibility for permits not received via post.

Please refer to the Policy for details

Form # 3024

Church Point Parking Permit

Permits are valid from 1 September to 31 August each year.

Form # 4040

Claim for Compensation

Use this form to seek compensation directly from Council for injury, loss or damage (property, personal injury, motor vehicle) arising from an incident. 

Tree claims information

Road and pothole claims information

Form # 3025

Compliments and Complaint Forms

Compliments and complaints help us to understand what we’re doing well, and where we can improve our service to our community, so making it easy for you to have your voice heard is important to us.

We value your feedback and are committed to understanding any concerns you may have and dealing with them promptly and without prejudice.

Form # 3005

Complying Development Certificate – Council Certifier

All homeowners on the Northern Beaches are now required to lodge their Complying Development Certificate Applications via the NSW Planning Portal.

Prior to lodging your CDC application, please follow these steps to ensure you lodge an assessment ready application.


Construction Certificate - Council Certifier

You will require this certificate in order to perform building or construction work that is approved by a Development Consent. This certificate must be obtained before the work can commence.

All homeowners on the Northern Beaches are now required to lodge their Construction Certificate Applications via the NSW Planning Portal.

Prior to lodging your CC application, please follow these steps to ensure you lodge an assessment ready application.


Crane Airspace Approval Application

Prior to the placement of any type of crane on private land that will be operating in the air space of a public road or footpath.

Form # 4120

DA Pre-Lodgement Meeting

Development Application (DA) Pre-Lodgement meetings provide the applicant an opportunity to obtain preliminary advice on development proposals prior to lodgement of a formal DA.  Meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays remotely.

Form # 2102

Design Sustainability Advisory Panel (DSAP) Meeting

A DSAP meeting is required for major development proposals including boarding houses, multi-unit housing, SEPP 65, or large commercial or industrial development. The application fee includes a DSAP meeting followed by a Pre-Lodgement meeting.

DSAP meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month and Pre-Lodgement meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Form # 2100

Driveway Delineation Application

To install two L-shape delineation lines on either side of the driveway to assist vehicular access to the private property

Form # 4035

Flood Information Report Application

To request flood information (flood levels, maps) for the purpose of a DA and general information.

Form # 4030

Heritage Exemption Application

To seek exemption under s.5.10(3) of the LEP from the requirement for development consent for works of a minor nature or for the maintenance of a heritage item, Aboriginal object, Aboriginal place of heritage significance, archaeological site, or within a heritage conservation area. 

Form # 2032

Hoarding Permit Application Form

You’ll need this permit if you plan to erect hoardings or other construction facilities on Council property. This includes overhead hoardings, scaffolding, site fencing and site offices. 

Approval for these structures is required under Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993.

Form # 4017

Information Access - Formal Request

Under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA), you’re entitled to see a lot of the information we hold in Council records.

Online application

As part of the online application you will need to upload a completed Online Application form with details of your request. Note: changes should only be made to the document once it's been saved or printed.

Paper application

Alternatively, you may complete a paper application and submit to Customer Service

Form # 3028

Information Access - Informal Request

Under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA), you’re entitled to see a lot of the information we hold in Council records.

Form # 3029

Manly Dam Booking Application Form

Manly Dam has four picnic areas around the lake with over 30 picnic tables.

You can now book picnic tables online.

Form # 4012

Manly Parking Permit Scheme - Business permit

A business parking permit exempts a business vehicle from time limits in spaces signposted ‘permit holders excepted’. Find out more

Form # 3037

Manly Parking Permit Scheme - Multi-use permit

A multi-use parking permit may be used for visitors, tradespeople and carers of a rateable residential property.

Form # 3042

Manly Parking Permit Scheme - Residential - 1st and 2nd permit application

Resident parking permits enable residents to park on-street and avoid time limits in their scheme area.

Please ensure you have reviewed the eligibility and information about the permit before applying.

Form # 3040

Occupation Certificate – Council Certifier

Before a building can be occupied, an Occupation Certificate must be obtained.

All homeowners on the Northern Beaches are now required to lodge their Occupation Certificate Applications via the NSW Planning Portal.

Prior to lodging your SC application, please follow these steps to ensure you lodge an assessment ready application.


Outstanding Notices Application Form

A Section 735A & 121ZP Outstanding Notices certificate lists any outstanding notices and orders issued by Council in respect of a parcel of land.

Form # 2042

Planning Certificate (Section 10.7 or S10.7)

This legal document provides you with the zoning of your property which assists in identifying all applicable rules. Planning certificate S10.7 is also known as zoning certificate (formerly section 149).

Please ensure that details (i.e. certificate type, property and contact details) are correct before lodging an application.  Council is unable to issue refunds for incorrectly entered information, duplicate applications, or for change of mind.

Form # 2005

Private Certifier Certificates

As of 1 July 2021 all Complying Development Certificates, Construction Certificates, Occupation Certificates, Notice of Commencement and Appointment of Principal Certifiers issued by a Private Certifier are required to be lodged via the NSW Planning Portal.

Northern Beaches Council will no longer accept lodgement of any Private Certifiers Certificates after this date.

 


Road Opening - Approval to Excavate Council Roads and Footpaths

Road openings include any excavation of road pavement, road shoulder, footpath, kerb & gutter, nature strip or other Council infrastructure. Find out more

Form # 4050

Rowland Reserve, Woorak Reserve or Iluka Park Parking Permit

Permits are valid from 1 September to 31 August each year.

Form # 4042

Section 603 certificate

A Section 603 Certificate (Local Government Act 1993) advises the amount (if any) due or payable to Council by way of rates, charges or otherwise outstanding on a property.

Form # 1004

Skip Bin / Building Waste Application

To place any skip bin/building waste container (not exceeding 1.5m height or 2.0m width or 6.0m length) on a nature strip or road carriage way

Form # 4051

Stand Plant Application

To place a crane/concrete pump or any other type of plant including excavator, scissor lift, boom or cherry picker on Council road carriageway

Form # 4054

Storage of Building Materials on Footpath or Road Reserve Form

You’ll need this permit if you’re going to temporarily store building material (bricks, sand, pipes, etc) on a Council road or footpath.

Form # 4121

Strata Subdivision Certificate and Termination of Strata Plans

All Strata Subdivision Certificate (SC) applications on the Northern Beaches are now required to be lodged via the NSW Planning Portal.

Prior to lodging your SC application, please follow these steps to ensure you lodge an assessment ready application.


Traffic Control Application

To Implement a Traffic Control Plan/Traffic Management Plan including Construction Traffic Management Plan, whenever traffic is being managed on the road pavement or footpath area but where an application to stand plant is not required

Form # 4053

Tree Removal and Pruning Application

Online application

As part of the online application you will need to upload a completed Tree Removal Site Plan (PDF template), with details and owner's consent. Note: changes should only be made to the document once it's been saved or printed. 

Paper application

Alternatively, you may complete a paper application and submit to Customer Service

Form # 4000

WAC Pool Party Enquiry Form

Enquire about a super fun inflatable party for your child without having to worry about the mess. For children between the ages of 6 and 13.

Form # 4078

Works Zone Application

A Works Zone is a signposted parking restriction allowing construction vehicles engaged in construction work in or near the Work Zone to stand at the kerb

Form # 4052