Policies & guidelines

Council has a number of policies and guidelines that provide additional information and guidance to the controls included within the Local Environmental Plan (LEP) and the Waverley Development Control Plan (DCP).

Section 94A - Developer Contributions

As per Section 94A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Waverley Council can levy development contributions towards the cost of public facilities and services to meet the increased demand created by new development.

Planning Agreements (PAs)

A Planning Agreement (PA) is an agreement entered into by Council and a developer. Under the agreement, a developer agrees to provide or fund the likes of public amenities and public services, affordable housing, transport or other infrastructure. Council's Planning Agreement Policy 2014 came into effect on 21 October 2014.

Other policies

A list of other current Council policies can be found on the Plans, policies and reports page.

More information

For more information about Council's planning controls, policies and agreements, please contact our Duty Planner for advice. This service is available between 8:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Phone 8305 8484
  • Visit in person at our Customer Service Centre, 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction.
Need planning advice?

Contact Council's Duty Planner

  • Phone 9083 8484
  • Visit in person at our Customer Service Centre, 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction