Before constructing a driveway, you need to attain a permit to undertake construction.

Do I need approval?

Yes. Approval for driveways is broken into two phases:

  • Approval for the driveway itself
  • Approval to work in the road reserve

I need a Development Application (DA). What do I do?

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has a useful guide to the DA process.

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All driveways that are constructed within the road reserve (verge) require a Section 138 approval. 

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Last updated on 14 July 2020