Lodge or track an application

You can lodge and track a development or building application application online. 

The State Government has recently made changes to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulation 2015 that affects advertising requirements. Due to come into effect on 15 February 2021, the changes will reduce red tape and streamline the approvals process. To learn more, click here.

  • Step 1 - Register for an eLodgement account

    Please register, so that you can submit your building and development applications online.

    Simply complete the online registration form and a member of our Development Services team will contact you with login details for your account.

    Please note you cannot lodge a Development Assessment Panel (DAP) application via the City's website.  DAP applications must be lodged either in person or by courier, with payment included at time of lodgement.  Hard copy plans, or plans on a USB are acceptable.


    Step 2 - Complete the relevant forms

    Fill out the relevant application forms and gather any requested supporting documents.

    Step 3 - Upload your application

    Upload your application and supporting documents via your eLodgement account.

    Log in to your eLodgement account
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  • If you'd prefer to submit your application offline, please submit the relevant documents by post to:

    Development Services, 25 Cedric Street Stirling WA 6021

Did you know?

Building Approval Certificate (BAC) applications are not accepted via eLodgement. BAC applications are accepted in hard copy form to:

Development Services, 25 Cedric Street Stirling WA 6021

Track an application

Tracking your planning or building application is easy with our application tracker:

Track an application

Your access and use of this facility will be taken to be acceptance by you of the terms and conditions:

Application tracker terms and conditions

If you access this website you will be taken to have agreed to the following terms and conditions.

The contents of this Application Tracking website ('website') (which includes downloadable material) are subject to copyright and are protected by laws of Australia and other countries through international treaties.

The City of Stirling ('City') grants you a non-exclusive licence to reproduce the contents of the Website in your web browser (and in any cache file produced by your web browser) for the sole purpose of viewing the content. The City reserves all other rights.  You are not authorised or permitted to print or otherwise reproduce or publish any content of the Website.

The information provided on the Website is to assist customers in tracking the progress of their Development Application, Certified Building Permit (Classes 1 and 10; Residential and Classes 2 to 9), Uncertified Building Permit, Demolition Permit, Occupancy Permit, Occupancy Permit-Strata, Building Approval Certificate and Building Approvals Certificate-Strata applications. It represents key milestones in these application processes but is not a detailed history. The website is amended regularly to provide the latest and most accurate information available. Some information may, however, not be current and the City does not guarantee or make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information contained on the Website. Viewers must take account of these facts when reading the data and any reliance you place on such information is at your own risk.  Persons wishing to confirm information in detail should contact the City via either the email facility at the bottom of the application tracking window, or by telephoning the City’s Customer Contact Centre on (08) 9205 8555 during business hours.

It is a condition of use that you indemnify the City of Stirling in respect of any claims, loss, liability or damage of any kind (however caused whether directly or indirectly or by negligence) arising from or relating in any way to your use of the website or any content contained therein.

Useful documents

Document nameDownloadable files
Deemed to Comply Check Information sheet245.7KB (PDF)
Planning Fees and Charges334.1KB (PDF)
Building Permit Fees and Charges255.6KB (PDF)
Application for Development Approval277.9KB (PDF)
Credit Card Payment Form216.6KB (PDF)