Development Application Forms
Richmond Valley Council regularly receives development applications for consideration. The development applications and Statement of Environmental Effects may be inspected at Council’s Customer Service Centres, 10 Graham Place Casino, between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, and Cnr Woodburn Street and School Lane Evans Head 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am to 12pm.
Amendments to local government and planning legislation now require the public disclosure of donations or gifts when lodging or commenting on development proposals. Anyone lodging or commenting on a development proposal will be required to disclose any political donations or gifts they have made in the two years preceding the application. Disclosure statements are available from Council’s offices or can be downloaded from here. For further information on the Disclosure of Political Donations or Gifts, view the Department of Planning website: www.planning.nsw.gov.au
Current proposals and consents can be viewed here. Any person may make written submissions in respect of the application, quoting DA number and location, which will be accepted by Council until 4.30pm on the closing date. Any submissions received will be considered on their merits in conjunction with the assessment of the application. If a submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission.