Thinking about renovating or building in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens or the Hunter Valley Region? Your local Council is the best place to find out what (if any) approval you need to renovate your home. If you are building a new home, extending a home or carrying out structural alterations to your home or it’s surroundings, you will need to seek Council approval before starting any work.
These days you can find a lot of information online in relation to the development application process for your council. If you are uncertain you should always contact your local council’s planning & development department.
Click on the link below that relates to your local Council region to find out more about building in your local area.