Is a public car park a public road?

17 Jul, 2015

The Court of Appeal has recently rejected an argument by a local council that a public car park that had not specifically been dedicated as a public road, was a public road. In rejecting the argument, the Court of Appeal…

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Voluntary Planning Agreements in NSW – Ten Years On

12 Jul, 2015

The tenth anniversary of the introduction of the formalised system of voluntary planning agreements (‘VPAs’) in New South Wales under s93F of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (‘EPA Act’) occurred on 8 July 2015. This is the first…

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SEPP 65 and Apartment Design Amendments in Detail

10 Jul, 2015

In this post, we address the detail of the key amendments about to be made to SEPP 65 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 effective from 17 July 2015 in conjunction with the introduction of the Apartment Design Guide.

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