New Planning Appeal Provisions To Commence

25 Feb, 2011

On 28 February 2011, a number of significant changes will be made to planning appeal and review processes. The changes include the following: Greater range of internal reviews available – an applicant’s right of internal review will be expanded to…

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Planning Agreements Given Further Legal Force

24 Feb, 2011

On and from 25 February 2011, planning agreements will be given further legal force through amendments to be made to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EPA Act) and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (EPA Reg). The…

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Residential Development Conciliation And Arbitration Commences ….

7 Feb, 2011

The new conciliation-arbitration process for residential development appeals commences on 7 February 2010. It replaces the former Minister Sartor’s scheme for planning arbitrators. Residential development appeals are class 1 appeals involving development and modification applications for detached single dwellings and…

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