Before lodging an application, request or carrying out SDA self-assessable development, a proponent may request a pre-lodgement consideration of the proposed development.
This is a voluntary but strongly recommended stage of the development assessment process.
It provides proponents with an opportunity to discuss their proposal with the Office of the Coordinator-General and identify any problems that could affect the assessment of the application or request for SDA assessable development or the lawful undertaking of SDA self-assessable development.
A request for a pre-lodgement consideration may involve either:
- a request for formal pre-lodgement consideration of a proposed SDA application, resulting in formal written advice being provided to the proponent from the Coordinator-General or
- a request for informal pre-lodgement consideration of any proposed application or request or carrying out SDA self-assessable development.
Request for pre-lodgement consideration
To request pre-lodgement consideration of an application, request or carrying out SDA self-assessable development, do one of the following:
- telephone 1800 001 048
- submit an online form by selecting the applicable SDA, then selecting 'Request for pre-lodgement consideration'.