Development Applications and Consents

This Fact Sheet explain how local development is regulated in NSW. It gives an overview of the development application process, and describes relevant environmental assessment processes.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who want to know what their rights and responsibilities are under NSW planning laws, whether they are planning to develop or are impacted by a development that someone else is planning. 

Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: LEPs and SEPPs, State Significant Infrastructure and Development, Submissions, Letters and Petitions

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