Siting variation full assessment
A full assessment is required if the proposal does not meet the eligibility criteria for a Siting Variation express application.
Full assessment - standard
A full assessment application can be made by anyone proposing to undertake building work.
The application fee is $762.80 (nil GST) in the 2018-19 financial year for applications lodged online. For applications lodged via other methods, the fee is $787.50 (nil GST).
The time frame for assessing a standard application is 15-20 working days.
Full assessment - fast track
You must be eligible to utilise the fast track application. If you are a Building Certifier or have engaged a Building Certifier who has provided the required supporting information and certification of how the proposal meets the performance criteria you may use this application type.
The application fee is $369.05 (nil GST) in the 2018-19 financial year for applications lodged online. For applications lodged via other methods, the fee is $428.20 (nil GST).
The time frame for assessing a fast track application is 10 working days.
Notify your neighbour
For Full Assessment (Concurrence Agency Applications), you are required to advise the outcome of your consultation with your neighbours as part of the application, or provide a statement about why the affected landowners could not be consulted.
Find out more about Neighbours and siting variations.
How to apply
The application process includes the following:
1. Before you start
To submit this application online you are required to include supporting documentation, including:
- dimensioned site plan indicating north point (1:200 scale)
- dimensioned floor plans (1:100 scale)
- dimensioned elevations (1:100 scale)
- contours and ground levels
- written comments from relevant adjoining property owners or an owner’s statement that no comments from neighbours could be reasonably obtained
- plans to indicate all buildings and structures on the property
- site photos.
2. Application for Siting Variation Online Form
Complete the Application for Siting Variation Online Form (you will have the option to select Concurrence Agency - full assessment or Concurrence Agency - fast track assessment).
You will need to have a MasterCard or Visa available to make payment and your attachments ready to upload.
Alternatively you can apply by completing the hard copy forms.