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Please be advised that we will be undergoing a performance system maintenance on Friday, 2 December 2022 from 8pm - 10pm. Certificate requests will be unavailable during this time.We apologise for any inconvenience and thank your for your patience.
As per Council’s exhibited Fees and Charges, effective from 1 July 2022, The Hills Shire Council is now ‘cashless’ and no longer accepts payments by cash or cheque at any of its facilities.
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If you have any questions relating to any of the information on this page please contact:
Duty Town Planner: +61 2 9843 0469
Duty Building Surveyor : +61 2 9843 0470
Duty Subdivision Officer: +61 2 9843 0374
The Hills Local Environmental Plan 2019 (the principal planning instrument affecting land use within the Shire) is now in force and replaces LEP 2012. This page includes Council's interactive mapping application.
The Hills DCP guides the preparation & assessment of development applications.
Hills Future 2036, The Hills Shire Council’s Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS), is about the future of the whole community.
Bushfire Prone Land Maps, Salinity Land Maps, Vegetation Classification Mapping, Property Plans.
View Council's current Development Contribution Plans & Section 7.11 Rates Schedule.
All about the land subdivision process.
Building owners require an annual fire safety statement & certificate.
Information on preparing Section 88B instruments.