Links

 UNDERSTAND YOUR SITE
· NSW LPI – Spatial Information Exchange Maps (Aerial photos, lot boundaries, constraints) – http://maps.six.nsw.gov.au
· Google Maps & Street Views – www.maps.google.com.au

LEGISLATION & KEY PLANNING POLICIES
· NSW Legislation & Planning Instruments – www.legislation.nsw.gov.au
· Australasian Legal Information Institute – www.austlii.edu.au
· Your Council (insert Council name – without ‘Shire’ or ‘Council’) – www.yourcouncil.nsw.gov.au
· Building Sustainability Index (Required for some dwellings & swimming pools) – www.basix.nsw.gov.au
· State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt & Complying Development Codes) 2008 – see www.legislation.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Housing Code (Complying development – http://housingcode.planning.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Commercial & Industrial Code (Complying development) – http://commercialandindustrialcode.planning.nsw.gov.au

NSW GOVERNMENT & KEY STATUTORY BODIES
· NSW Government Directory – www.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Dept. of Planning & Infrastructure (State Plan / Strategic Planning / Building & Development) – www.planning.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Office of Environment & Heritage (Environment / Culture & Heritage / Nature Conservation) – www.environment.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Office of Water (Water Management / Licensing) – www.water.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Land & Property Information (Land Titles / Valuation / Mapping / Crown Lands) – www.lpi.nsw.gov.au
· NSW Dept. of Primary Industries (Agriculture / Fisheries / Food / Catchments) – www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
· Joint Regional Planning Panels (Regional development) – www.jrpp.nsw.gov.au
· Planning Assessment Commission (Major development) – www.pac.nsw.gov.au

BUILDING & SUSTAINABLE DESIGN GUIDES
· The Building Code of Australia & National Construction Code (Building Standards) – www.abcb.gov.au
· Australian Standards (Design & Building Standards) – www.standards.org.au
· Your Home Website (Buyers, Builders & Renovators Guides for Sustainable Development) – www.yourhome.gov.au
· Alternative Technology Association (Sustainable Design & Building) – www.ata.org.au

URBAN DESIGN
· Urban Design Forum Australia – www.udf.org.au
· Planning Institute of Australia – www.planning.org.au