Building and developing frequently asked questions
Developer Self Service Portal
Hunter Water has developed an online system for submitting development and building services applications called the Developer Self Service Portal. In this portal you will be able to apply for building plan stamping, build over asset applications and developer services applications.
If you are getting an error message when attempting to log in to the Developer Self Service portal, your Internet Explorer is out of date. To get the best possible experience using our web application, we recommend that you upgrade to a newer web browser.
Resetting your password or managing your account has never been easier. You can update your user details, change your password or update your account details yourself online by selecting the 'My Account' option after logging in to the portal. Watch this video to find out more.
Hunter Water has an on-line system for submitting a number of building services applications including your building plan stamping. Submitting your application on-line allows for more efficient processing of your application/s and reduces response time. To find out more details on how you can submit your plans for stamping, click the link below.
If you are building a secondary dwelling or granny flat, Council or your private certifier may require you to meet our conditions and lodge a development application to obtain a Section 50 compliance certificate. You should check with your local Council about their specific requirements. Find out more details here.