Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 1 January 2015 to date (accessed 28 January 2015 at 07:59)
Part 4Division 1Section 76A

76A   Development that needs consent

(1) General
If an environmental planning instrument provides that specified development may not be carried out except with development consent, a person must not carry the development out on land to which the provision applies unless:
(a)  such a consent has been obtained and is in force, and
(b)  the development is carried out in accordance with the consent and the instrument.
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), development consent may be obtained:
(a)  by the making of a determination by a consent authority to grant development consent, or
(b)  in the case of complying development, by the issue of a complying development certificate.
(3), (4)  (Repealed)
(5) Complying development
An environmental planning instrument may provide that development, or a class of development, that can be addressed by specified predetermined development standards is complying development.
(6)–(9)  (Repealed)
Note. Division 4.1 makes provision with respect to State significant development.
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