Zombie Development: Acting on Old Development Consents

2 Aug, 2022

In recent years concerns have been raised by residents and environmentalists about ‘zombie’ housing estates in bushland areas along the NSW South Coast, including in the coastal towns of Manyana, Broulee and Tuross Head. The issue was back in the…

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Lapsing of Consents for Staged Developments

6 Apr, 2022

A recent case has illustrated the importance of closely interpreting conditions in consents for staged developments not only for compliance purposes, but also to determine what is needed to prevent the development consent from lapsing. Donvito v Hawkesbury City CouncilĀ [2022]…

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