Apply for a variation of conditions: exceptional development permit

You can apply for a variation of conditions if you want to make minor changes to the conditions of your exceptional development permit. This includes changes to your endorsed plans.

Before you apply

Before you apply, you will need:

  • the exceptional development permit number - beginning with 'EDP'
  • owner’s authorisation if you are not the property owner
  • details and reasons for the variation
  • dimensioned plans that show the proposed variation - as applicable.

If you don't understand the requirements, or need help identifying which condition you are varying, you can contact a planner.

How to apply

To apply, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Submit your application

Submit a variation of conditions application through the DAO website.

Step 2. Pay the fee

You must pay an:

You can either pay:

All fees are non-refundable, even if your application is unsuccessful.

After you apply

Read below to find out what happens after you submit your application.

Processing time

Processing times for variations to EDP applications can vary because of associated complex issues.

It can take approximately 3 to 6 months for a decision to be made.

However, it can take longer if:

  • exhibition is required
  • more information is needed or
  • the application needs to be deferred or re-exhibited at any stage.

After your application is received, it goes to the minister for consideration.

Advertising requirements

A variation to an exceptional development permit may require advertising if the minister considers the variation is significant.
If advertised, the application will be placed on public exhibition for 28 days.

Decision maker

The decision maker is the Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.

Administrating branch

The administrating branch is Development Assessment Services.

Last updated: 08 June 2022

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