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Check for a Public Acquisition, Special Building, Land Subject to Inundation or Design and Development Overlay

1. Refer to the report from Planning Maps Online.

2. On the Report, go to the Planning Overlay section to see whether any other following appear:

  • Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO)
  • Special Building Overlay (SBO)
  • Land Subject to Inundation Overlay (LSIO)
  • Design and Development Overlay (DDO)

3. In the Planning Overlay section, look at the maps to see the area of your site covered by these overlays. Refer to your plans to see whether you will be performing an extension or alteration in that area.

4. Refer to the following table to see whether you need a apply for a Permit due to these overlays:

This overlay affects my alteration or extension

Overlay schedule number

Action

Public Acquisition Overlay

All schedule numbers

Apply for a Planning Permit

Design and Development Overlay

All schedule numbers except DD04

Apply for a Planning Permit

DD04

You do not need a Planning Permit for a DD04 overlay.

Go to the next step in this guide to continue checking for other overlays.

Special Building Overlay

All schedule numbers

Apply for a Planning Permit


Reminder: This guide only refers to alterations and extensions to the house itself. To determine how overlays affect associated items, such as a deck, shedaerialverandah, pool, pergola, fence or retaining wall, refer to Do I need a permit?.

Do you need Planning permission for an alteration or extension in a Public Acquisition, Special Building, Land Subject to Inundation or Design and Development Overlay?