COMPLYING DEVELOPMENTS MADE EASY

What is a CDC and do I need one?

Whether you need a Complying Development Certificate (CDC) or Development Application (DA) for your project depends on several factors, including: boundary setbacks, lot size and type of street frontage.

As a rule of thumb, less complex new builds and renovations to existing properties tend to comply to CDC codes, while a challenging site and ambitious build will most likely require a DA.

 Our qualified team can lead you through the CDC process!

Then this is what you need to know… Being granted a CDC should be a much speedier process than getting a DA, but to get a CDC in Sydney your development must meet a specific, standard set of regulations as detailed in the NSW state government code, rather than your local council code.

The standard requirements are set in stone and are non-negotiable.

 SOME COMPLYING DEVELOPMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Residential constructions
  • Residential renovations and minor extensions
  • Carports or garage construction
  • Building demolition
  • Small retail or commercial developments
  • Interior alterations / reconfigurations
  • Change of use applications
HOW TO SUBMIT MY CDC

The CDC application can be submitted directly to your council or you can choose to engage the services of a private certifier.

We are also able to refer you to qualified Private Certifiers.

Because compliance has already been verified in the application, you could get a fast-tracked approval within as little as a week, although 10-14 days is the norm with many NSW councils.

At Design Plus Drafting we work with you and your certifier or council to ensure all the required paperwork is correctly provided.

We create documentation including floor plans and elevations, site plans and a BASIX certificate to make sure your development has a speedy and stress-free certification.

Contact us to see if a complying development is right for you!

OUR SERVICES

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

We lead you through the DA process from starting your design through to lodging all of the relevant drawings and documents with your local council. We'll take the stress out of your DA.

Complying Development Certificates

Being granted a CDC is a much speedier process than a DA. However your development must meet a specific, state-wide set of rules and regulations.

New Home Designs

Our trademark homes are light-filled, open-plan living spaces with plenty of storage that embrace a broad range of budgets.

Granny Flat Designs

Would you love a garden office for sunny days working from home, a rumpus space for the kids, or self-contained accommodation for family? We can also design a secondary dwelling for tenants.

ARBORISTS & LANDSCAPES

An experienced landscape designer will provide ideas for your plant selection and garden layout by blending your preferences with their expertise in landscape garden designs.

Extensions and Home Additions

With our home design expertise and detailed know-how of the approval processes, we can help with attic conversions, home extensions, and first floor additions.

Renovation Designs and Plans

We can create more space for your growing family and solve the issues with your existing home that have been bugging you from the day you moved in.

Custom Joinery Design

Bespoke pieces allow clients to make the most of every space within the home and assist in maximising storage solutions in a unique way that complements their living spaces.

Shop & Retail

Our experienced team are able to work in tandem with you to design the perfect shopping environment and workplace to suit to your branding.

KITCHEN & BATHROOMS

A successful kitchen and/or bathroom design will encompass all your needs, ensuring an appropriate layout of the area. We can develop designs that suits the needs of your family.

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

We prepare all the documents you need to get your design approved, whether you need a development application or complying development certificate.

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS & TENDER DOCUMENTS

We can provide you with all the schedules and construction details to allow your builder to accurately quote the design.

NEW HOME & GRANNY FLAT DESIGNS

We design aesthetically pleasing & functional spaces to solve all your architectural needs, whether it is a new home or a small granny flat.

EXTENSIONS & HOME ADDITIONS

Our designs can make the best use of the space and compliment the existing home while providing additional. living spaces.

ARBORISTS & LANDSCAPES

Our designs can make the best use of the space and compliment the existing home while providing additional living spaces.

RENOVATIONS

Improve the flow and function of your existing home or convert spaces to better suit your lifestyle. Add additional. natural light to enhance the home.

INTERIOR DESIGN

We can assist with selecting all your finishes, joinery design & furniture to help bring the design to life.

CUSTOM JONERY

Improve the flow and function of your existing home or convert spaces to better suit your lifestyle. Add additional natural light to enhance the home.

RETAIL & SHOP DESIGN

We can assist with selecting all your finishes, joinery design & furniture to help bring the design to life.

KITCHEN & BATHROOMS

We can assist with selecting all your finishes, joinery design & furniture to help bring the design to life.

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