Overview of Revised NSW Local Planning Agreements Practice Note

14 Jan, 2024

The Department of Planning and Environment is publicly exhibiting a document titled ‘Local infrastructure contributions practice notes‘ (Draft VPA Practice Note) as part of its set of new infrastructure contribution practice notes. The Department is seeking feedback until Friday 23…

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NSW Housing and Productivity Contributions Implementation

28 Aug, 2023

On 25 August 2023, the NSW Department of Planning and Environment released the draft Environmental Planning and Assessment (Housing and Productivity Contribution) Order 2023 (Ministerial order) to give effect to the introduction of the Housing and Productivity Contribution (HPC). The…

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Dedication of land for roads without a VPA

6 Mar, 2023

We have previously blogged about the case of L & G Management Pty Ltd v Council of the City of Sydney [2021] NSWLEC 1084 (L & G Management). That case confirmed previous case law to the effect that it is…

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Infrastructure Reforms Shelved

28 Sep, 2022

We previously published an article about the introduction of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Infrastructure Contributions) Bill 2021 (‘Bill‘) to the Legislative Assembly on 22 June 2021. The Bill proposed to rewrite the NSW infrastructure contributions system under Part…

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