The Department of Planning & Environment exists to make people's lives better by making NSW a great place to live and work.
Find more about our Upper Hunter Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Trust, Housing Acceleration Fund, Local Infrastructure Growth Scheme, Office of Strategic Lands, and community based projects.
The Water and Utilities Branch leads strategic water policy and planning for Sydney to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits that support more liveable communities.
Find out more about the Department of Planning and Environment’s corporate publications, which are designed and produced to keep the community informed.
The NSW Planning Portal provides access to information to help you prepare, lodge and track development applications.
Policy documents guide our decisions, actions and procedures. The Department makes available on request any of its policies that affect or are likely to affect members of the public.