Development (Planning) application requirements

The City’s development (planning) application checklists outlines the information required to be provided as part of your application. This generally includes:

In addition to a development application, a building permit may also be required.


The fee associated with a development application varies depending on the value and type of development proposed.

Planning services schedule of fees


You can lodge a development application via the following methods:


Lodge your application

In person

Visit the City of Joondalup Administration Centre, 90 Boas Avenue, Joondalup

By post

Post your application to the City at PO Box 21, Joondalup WA 6919.

To assist in enabling the City to process applications as quickly as possible it is necessary to ensure all relevant information is provided at the time of lodgement, and additional information required through the assessment is provided promptly.

Prior to the application being accepted by the City it will be checked to ensure all necessary information has been provided. If any further information is required prior to the City accepting the application, the applicant will be notified of the required information.

If your application is considered complete and is accepted, further plans and/or information may need to be requested following a detailed planning assessment prior to the City being able to determine the application.