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NSW Electronic Housing Code is coming to Hurstville

Posted 22 June 2015 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced that Hurstville City Council from 1 July 2015 will launch the NSW Electronic Housing Code (EHC) allowing customers to submit applications for complying development certificates online (CDCs).

Mayor Hindi said the initiative is part of a partnership between Council and the NSW Government giving customers greater flexibility to enquire about ‘exempt development’ and prepare, investigate, lodge and track complying development applications from home.

“This new online tool makes lodging complying development applications more accessible and is another example of Council’s strong commitment to ePlanning.

“Once CDCs are determined, customers will be notified and can access their certificates and stamped plans online.

Mayor Hindi said Council welcomed the $25,000 in grant funding received from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in conjunction with the EHC project.

“The funding has been used to equip Building Inspectors with electronic tablets and larger computer screens to make electronic assessment of CDCs possible,” he said.

“Customers will still have the option to lodge complying development applications over the counter at Council or by post.

“However, as of 1 July 2015, all information required to be lodged with an application for a Complying Development Certificate, must be lodged on a USB or CD in PDF format.”

For more information, or to use the Electronic Housing Code visit www.electronichousingcode.com.au

For further assistance, contact Council on 9330 6222.

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