Council forms, documents and guides

Council forms available for download. If you have any problems accessing any of these forms or you can't find what you're looking for please click here to contact us.  

For help with Section 138 Permit Applications and Liquid Trade Waste Forms, please contact Infrastructure & Operations on (02) 6340 2070 or email

Cemetery Forms

Application for Bronze Die Cast Plaque 2022/2023(PDF, 165KB)

Application for Internment of Ashes(PDF, 101KB)

Application for Permit to erect a Monument, Tomb, Tablet, Gravestone, Kerbing, Fence or other structure(PDF, 112KB)

Application for Reservation of Allotment(PDF, 71KB)

Application for Supply & Installation of Flower Containers to Graves(PDF, 103KB)

Construction Certificate Forms (Post Consent Certificates) 

Application Amusement Device(DOC, 86KB)

Application Compliance Certificate(PDF, 88KB)

Application Occupation Certificate(DOCX, 74KB)

Appointment of Cowra Shire Council as the Principal Certifier & Contract for Carrying Out Certification Work(DOCX, 58KB)   

Missed Critical Stage Inspection(PDF, 85KB)

Notice of Commencement of Building or Subdivision Work(PDF, 80KB)

Section 138 Permit - Application Form A - Minor Footpath Works(PDF, 182KB)

Section 138 Permit – Application Form B - Non Standard Works(PDF, 149KB)

Development Application Forms

Development Application Form and Application to Modify a Development Consent forms no longer apply, all applications are now via the NSW Planning Portal.

Owners Authorisation for Development Application(DOC, 62KB) 

Pre Development Application Enquiry Form(DOC, 114KB)

Section 82A Development Application Review Application(DOC, 120KB)  

Statement of Environmental Effects (SEE) Pro-Forma for Minor Development(DOCX, 53KB)


Other Environmental Services Forms and Guides

Council Certificates Application(DOC, 110KB)(DOC, 109KB)

Informal request to view property file(DOCX, 252KB)

Rural Addressing Form(DOC, 66KB)

Demolition Guide(DOC, 124KB)

Street Awnings and Balconies Safety Policy(PDF, 210KB) 

Food Health and Safety Forms

Application for Swimming Pool Certificate of Compliance(PDF, 102KB)

Food Business Notification Form - Fixed Food Business Premises(PDF, 122KB)

Food Business Notification Form - Home-Based Food Business(PDF, 404KB)

Food Business Notification Form - Temporary Food Business(DOCX, 233KB) 

Food Safety Supervisor Program Notification Form(PDF, 89KB)

Payment Forms

Application for Council Pensioner Concession Rates Rebate(PDF, 1MB)

Application for Payment Arrangement(PDF, 46KB)

Direct Debit Request(PDF, 199KB)

Pets and Animals Forms

NSW Companion Animals Register Change of Address Notice(PDF, 271KB)

NSW Companion Animals Register Change of Owner(PDF, 137KB)

NSW Companion Animals Register Lifetime Registration(PDF, 162KB)

Public Events and Facilities Forms and Guides

Guidelines for Planning a Public Event in Cowra Shire(PDF, 7MB) 

Application For Caravan Park or Camping Ground Licence(DOC, 94KB) 

Application for Footpath Trading(PDF, 69KB)

Application For Street Stalls/Sale of Raffle Tickets (PDF, 131KB)

Application For Use of Council Sportsground or Park(PDF, 162KB) 

(PDF, 209KB)Event Management - Insurance Advice Form(PDF, 86KB)

Event Management - Notice of Intention to Hold a Public Assembly(PDF, 209KB)

Event Management - Pre-Event Checklist(PDF, 84KB)

Waste and Recycling Forms

Application for Commercial Recycling Bin Service(PDF, 152KB)

Application for Discharge of Liquid Trade Waste Approval(DOC, 158KB)

Application for Mobile Garbage Bin Service/Recycling Service(PDF, 154KB)

Application for Replacement of Stolen or Vandalised Mobile Garbage or Recycling Bin(PDF, 155KB)

Application for Replacement/Repair of Damaged Mobile Garbage Bin/Recycling Bin(PDF, 155KB)

Bin Change Over From 120 litre to 240 litre(PDF, 147KB)

Bin Change Over From 240 litre to 120 litre(PDF, 147KB)

Water and Sewage Forms

Application Existing On-Site Sewage Management System(DOC, 131KB)

Application Modify On-Site Sewage Management System(DOC, 106KB)  

Application New On-Site Sewage Management System(DOC, 97KB)

Application Plumbing and Drainage Permit(DOC, 88KB)

Application Pressure & Flow Test(PDF, 72KB)

Application Sewer Connection(PDF, 77KB)

Application Variation - Excessive Water Consumption Charges(PDF, 88KB)

Application Water Connection Quote(PDF, 88KB)

Appraisal of a Registered Waste Management System(DOC, 130KB)

Other Council Forms

Application for Financial Assistance Donation (Donation Policy)(DOC, 242KB)

Council Certificates Application(DOC, 110KB) - Section 10.7 (2) and (5), Sewer Diagram, S603, Outstanding Notices

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 Access Application(PDF, 389KB)

Incident Report Form(PDF, 64KB)

Council Policies

Street Banner Policy(PDF, 589KB)