Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 6 January 2012 to 26 January 2012 (accessed 23 December 2014 at 01:15) Current version
Part 4Division 3Section 86A

86A   Duration of complying development certificate

(1)  A complying development certificate becomes effective and operates from the date endorsed on the certificate.
(2)  A complying development certificate lapses 5 years after the date endorsed on the certificate.
(3)  However, a complying development certificate does not lapse if the development to which it relates is physically commenced on the land to which the certificate applies within the period of 5 years after the date endorsed on the certificate.
(4)  No proceedings may be taken before a court or tribunal to extend the 5-year period.
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