Draft DoPI Circular on characterisation of development

14 Jan, 2013

The Department of Planning and Infrastructure recently published for public consultation a draft planning circular on how to characterise development. Whilst the draft circular provides some guidance on matters which must be considered when characterising development,  readers should take care in…

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Managing resident expectations in planning appeals

10 Jan, 2013

Resident objectors have a unique role in development appeals in Class 1 of the Land & Environment Court’s jurisdiction. However there are some limitations to that role which,  if not adequately explained to residents, can lead to dissatisfaction with the…

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