This page has information about what you need to do if you want to make or respond to an application for a Fencing Order at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).
If you or the owner of your neighbouring property lives in a different State, NCAT may not be able to determine your matter. For more information, see Federal jurisdiciton on the NCAT website.
To apply for a Fencing Order at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), you will need to complete an application form.
NCAT has a number of divisions that deal with different types of matters. If you have a fencing dispute you will need to apply to the Consumer and Commercial Division of NCAT.
For more information on completing your application, see Going to NCAT - Step by step guide.
A notice of conciliation and hearing will be sent to you and your neighbour telling you the place and time that you have to attend NCAT.
Before the conciliation and hearing date, you should start preparing your case. You should consider what you may need to take to the hearing and what you should say.
For more information, see:
If you have received a letter from NCAT telling you that your neighbour has made an application for a Fencing Order you should:
You should start preparing your case as soon as possible. Consider what you may need to take to the hearing and what you want to say.
NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) 1300 00 6228