Building & Development

About ePlanning

Central Coast Council’s ePlanning Portal offers the flexibility to lodge, view, track and plan Development Applications online.

Features of the portal include:

Online Application Lodgement service

Online lodgement is the quick, easy and secure way for you to prepare and lodge your Development Applications at your convenience 24/7,

You can submit your application and supporting documentation immediately to Council for review and fee quote, or save your application and upload documents to submit at a later date.

You can lodge any of the following applications:

  • Development Applications
  • Development Applications amendments
  • Construction Certificates
  • Complying Development Certificate Applications
Lodge an Application Online

Application search

Here you can view and track the progress of Development Applications, Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates (CDC) and Private Tree Works applications from lodgement through to determination.

Search for an Application

Property searches

With our property searches, you can conduct a property related enquiry to view what applications are linked to a property, access planning rules, and learn more about planning rules in the Gosford LGA.

You can also browse the Gosford Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2014 or Development Control Plan (DCP) 2013 planning documents - alternatively, you can read the full LEP 2014 on the NSW Legislation website.

Conduct a Property Search

Planning enquiries 

The ePlanning enquiry service is available 24/7 and provides you with advice on your development by guiding you through the planning rules that apply ​to a property for a development, activity or use.

Check Planning rules

The planning enquiry tool enables you to find out what type of development permitted on a property and the planning controls that apply.  

Make a Planning enquiry 

Planning maps  

Access council's electronic mapping and the maps supplied by the state planning agency.

Find a Planning map

​Access the ePlanning Portal

Visit the Central Coast Council ePlanning Portal.

For more information contact the ePlanning team on 4325 8222 or via email at

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