Operational Works Operational Works

Operational Works form part of the Development Assessment process within the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA)

Operational Works is defined in SPA at Part 3, Division 3, Section 10 as well as the triggers contained in the Planning Scheme relevant to the area where the works are to be undertaken.

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Properly Made Application

All Operational Works applications must meet the requirements of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) for your application to be considered properly made. If your application does not meet the criteria, Council will not commence assessment.

The following must be submitted to Council in order for your application to be considered Properly Made:

  • IDAS forms - Forms 1 & 6 (Note: Other forms may be applicable, dependent on the type of application)
  • All Mandatory Supporting Information as per Form 6
  • All associated and applicable plans and documents
  • Bill of Quantities certified by an RPEQ
  • Application Fee
  • Engineering Certification Report 
    (Please refer to the Amendment Table to see changes from previous certification reports.)
  • Development Standard Conditions (under development - check back soon!)

Further information can be obtained on the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning website and via the 'Properly Made Guide'.


Construction Phase

During the construction phase of a development (ie. post approval), changes to design may be required.  To formalise these changes, the following form must be completed and submitted to Council for approval of the change.


Change Management

Operational Works - Construction Phase Change Request Form (Note:  No lodgement fee required).