Application to Disclose Political Donations and Gifts
Complete this form where you are required under section 147(4) or (5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to disclose any political donations or gifts.
- Any person making a planning application or submission is required to disclose "reportable political donations”  and gifts made to any local councillor (or council staff member) within two (2) years of making of the application or submission. Failure to do so constitutes an offence of 200 units, or $22,000.
- The disclosure is to accompany an application or submission, or if the donation or gift is made following the submission or application, then within seven (7) days of the donation or gift.
- Details in this disclosure are predefined, and include the details of who is to receive the benefit, the details of the donor, as well as donation amount or gift value being donated.
1 Reportable political donations include those of or above the value of $1000 within the meaning of Part 6 of the Election Funding and Disclosure Act 1981 that is required to be disclosed under that Part.