While a new building such as a house or granny flat is likely to need a DA, every situation is unique. Scroll down to our interactive streetscape, where we've highlighted some of the most common types of projects we’re asked about. In many cases, if you're able to meet set criteria, your project may be classed as “complying” or “exempt” and may mean you can proceed without a DA.
Still not sure? Complete our online form. Your answers will help us understand your proposal so we can contact you with advice and to discuss next steps.
You can also visit the the Interactive Building Website for guidance on what types of projects may require a DA, or enter your details on the Electronic Housing Code website for specific information relating to your property.