Home-owners wanting to build a Granny Flat in their backyard are no longer required to obtain Council approval as long as their application meets the minimum Complying Development requirements that have been set out. For more information, click on the NSW Government Granny Flat Fact Sheet.
- These requirements DO NOT guarantee approval of a Granny Flat on a property.
- A site investigation will be required in order to determine the suitability of a Granny Flat on the property.
- A Section 149 (part 2) Planning Certificate is required from your local council to ensure there are no restrictions or planning issues that affect the property.