Planning and Development in Parkes Shire

You've decided to build, renovate, redevelop, buy or sell. Council supports development while ensuring compliance and safety for the community.

Find out what's next in the process to make it happen.

Developments on Exhibition

Current Development Applications on Exhibition Have your say on proposed developments in Parkes Shire. Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise that the Development Applications currently […]

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Planning Controls and Guidelines

Planning & Development Process A guide for the planning and development process in the Parkes Shire. Parkes Shire Council administers the various aspects of planning […]

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Lodging an Application

We Can Help Advice and guidelines for lodging an application via the NSW Planning Portal. From 1 July 2021, the following development related applications and […]

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Construction Certificates Mandatory for all developments unless it is classified Exempt Development. A Construction Certificate must be obtained from Council or an accredited certifier prior […]

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Buying or Selling a Property

Property sale and purchase Certification required for buying and selling property Buying and selling property can be an exciting, yet complex, process. Parkes Shire Council […]

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Home Renovators

Home Renovator Guide Renovating? How exciting, here are some things to consider. Home renovation is an exciting, challenging and rewarding project when the correct planning […]

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Swimming Pool Development

New Regulations Apply Protecting children from the dangers of backyard swimming pools. Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death in very young children. Tragically, […]

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Preserving our Heritage Protecting our heritage for future generations. Council is committed to preserving the Shire’s heritage and through protection and identification of landmarks, buildings […]

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Health & Safety

A Safe and Healthy Community Ensuring public health through consultation, promotion, education, inspections and enforcement. Parkes Shire Council is committed to the highest standard of […]

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