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Council must either approve (generally with conditions) or refuse a DA.
Council officers can determine simple applications under ‘delegated authority’ without the need to report to a Council meeting.
A development application will be referred to Council in circumstances where:
The Council can defer, approve or refuse items based on a simple majority vote.
Certain sized applications are considered to be regionally significant. These applications are determined by a Joint Regional Planning Panel, rather than the elected Council. Further information on the Panel’s role and processes can be found on the State and Regional Planning page.
You will be sent a formal Notice of Determination advising whether your development application has been approved or refused.
Notices of Determination consenting to development are also published monthly in The Tweed Link.
Any approval of development (consent) will generally be subject to conditions.
Failure to undertake development in accordance with any conditions of consent is illegal and may give rise to legal action.