Application Information and Details

The City of Holdfast Bay has prepared an Application Checklist highlighting the nature of the information that must accompany a Development Application.

Internal Application Checklist

A series of checklists(add link) are available here for planners to check that they have the documents required for ‘Building Only’, ‘Complying’ and ‘Merit’ Development Applications.

Residential Development Code

The Residential Development Code uses 'tick-box' assessment criteria know as 'Performance Controls' to assess the following types of development:

  • carport, verandah, pergola, garage, and other minor structures
  • single storey dwelling addition
  • new dwellings

For more information on the Residential Development Code, see the Planning System page.

A number of checklists are available below to assist planners assessing ‘Residential Code’ Development Applications.

Building Only

Commonwealth Nation Building
Internal Building Work
Outbuilding (Not Garage)
Shade Sails
Water Tank


New Dwellings
Swimming Pool
Water Tank

Residential Code Checklist

In order to assist Development Assessment Planners, the public and the development industry navigate the Residential Development Code, a “smart” Residential Code Checklist has been prepared by Heynen Planning Consultants (Garth Heynen) for DPTI pertaining to new dwellings and dwelling additions.

The specific “smart” Residential Code DA Form can also be found here.