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Challenging CDCs – An update

5 May, 2016

LTL has regularly posted on decisions of the Land and Environment Court involving enforcement proceedings brought by councils seeking to set aside complying development certificates (CDC) issued by private certifiers. In the recent decision of Craig J in Bankstown City Council v Ramahi (No…

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Complying Development and Development Consents

26 Apr, 2016

The Land & Environment Court has considered yet another case regarding the validity of a complying development certificate (CDC), this time involving an alleged failure to consider the terms of an existing development consent when determining whether the relevant development…

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When are boundary adjustments exempt development?

14 Jul, 2014

 In February 2014, the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (SEPP) was significantly amended including in respect of the types of subdivision which can be carried out as exempt development.

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Changes to Complying Development in NSW

30 Jan, 2014

On 22 February 2014 amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (Codes SEPP), and the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 (Regulation)  in respect of complying development will come into effect. The amendments to…

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Exempt and complying development

16 Sep, 2011

The State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (Codes SEPP) specifies types of development which are exempt or complying development. The transitional provisions in the Codes SEPP are to the effect that local controls on

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