Purchasing Property in North Sydney

Plan Ahead

If you are thinking about purchasing a property in the North Sydney Municipality, it is advisable to check the planning controls before purchase. These controls can be quite restrictive in some circumstances and you should properly inform youself as to the development potential of the prospective property.

Council's planning maps can show you heritage areas and zoning information.

The LEP maps can be viewed here:
www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/#/view/EPI/2013/411/maps

 

Pre Purchase Tips

When purchasing a property in North Sydney it is recommended that you:

  • Ensure the contract of sale contains a current Section 149 Certificate - view the Planning & Development Forms for a Section 149 application form below.
  • Ensure the contract of sale contains a current Section 735A Certficate - view the Planning & Development Forms for a 735A application form below.
  • A qualified conveyancing agent should carry out any due diligence checks.
  • Check Council's controls to see what is permissible in regard to building works on your property, go to the LEP 2013 and DCP 2013, or available below.

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