What is a residential building?

22 Jul, 2013

The NSW Court of Appeal recently handed down its decision in GrainCorp Operations Ltd v Liverpool Plains Shire [2013] NSWCA 171 throwing into question the line of authority which had previously interpreted the term ‘residential buildings’ (or similar terms) within an…

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Refresher: relevant and irrelevant considerations

16 Jul, 2013

A recent Court of Appeal decision, Lo v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue [2013] NSWCA 180 (Lo), provides the  opportunity for a refresher on the permissible scope of relevant and irrelevant considerations; such as, when evaluating a development application (DA).

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More on savings provisions

4 Dec, 2012

Further to our blog on the effect of savings provisions in planning instruments on existing use rights, a Commissioner of the Land & Environment Court has also considered the proper interpretation of the savings provision in cl1.8A of the The Hills…

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