Planning, Development and the Environment

Planning and Development is managed by Council's Environmental Services Department, which is also responsible for:

  • Environment & Pollution Monitoring
  • Waste Management & Recycling
  • Building Regulation & Advice
  • Swimming Pool compliance
  • Food Inspections
  • Dog & Stock Control
  • State of the Environment Reporting
  • Assist in Policy Formation Process
  • Subdivision & Development Control
  • Statutory Town Planning
  • Local Environmental Plan
  • Land Management Plans

ePlanning Tools

ePlanning is the use of technology in the delivery of planning and development services, such as the online lodgement and tracking of applications, viewing planning information on a web based interactive map and providing new ways for stakehold...

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Building & Development Forms

The following forms are available for download (in .pdf format) to assist those wishing to apply for development consent, or to gain further information relating to your property.

The Application for Deve...

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Business & Industry

Lockhart Shire offers and encourages a diverse range of development opportunities including expansion in the retail industry, development in the agricultural and transport industries and the establishment of tourist related businesses.


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Business Directory

Promote your local business with our FREE Lockhart Shire Business Directory.

Register your business today and benefit from a FREE business directory listing, m...

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Building & Development Fees

Upon submitting a development application to Council, payment of fees will apply.

The cost of fees is determined by a number of variables, including the estimated cost of development, and the type of development (construction, subd...

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Land for Sale

Lockhart Shire is thriving community set within a natural environment. The strength of the community lies in its honest values, country spirit and the warmth and friendliness of its people.

Ideally positione...

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Make the Move to Lockhart Shire

Lockhart Shire offers a myriad of reasons to live work and play in one of the Townships or Villages across the Shire.

Many of our residents have moved to our Shire and are very happy with their decision.

View the comments made b...

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Plumbing & Drainage

Plumbing reforms 2012

Plumbing reforms in 2012 were part of a state-wide initiative by the NSW Government to provide a more consistent and effective approach to standard setting, on-site regulation compliance...

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