New Building Sustainability Scheme to commence in October 2023

27 Oct, 2022

The NSW Government has reformed legislative instruments dealing with building sustainability as part of its Net Zero strategy for greenhouse gas emissions. The amendments will require construction of more cost-effective and lower emission residential, commercial and public buildings. The higher…

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Saving DAs – When is a development application ‘made’?

2 Sep, 2022

Many council’s local environmental plans (LEPs) include the model local clause 1.8A , which provides: 1.8A Savings provision relating to development applications [local] If a development application has been made before the commencement of this Plan in relation to land…

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