Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 12 September 2014 to date (accessed 24 November 2014 at 13:45)

97   Appeal by applicant—development applications

(1)  An applicant who is dissatisfied with the determination of a consent authority with respect to the applicant’s development application (including a determination on a review under section 82A) may appeal to the Court within 6 months after:
(a)  the date on which the applicant received notice, given in accordance with the regulations, of the determination of that application or review, or
(b)  the date on which that application is taken to have been determined under section 82 (1).
(2)  An applicant who is dissatisfied with a decision that a consent authority, or a person specified by the consent authority, is not satisfied as to a matter, being a specified aspect of the development that is to be carried out to the satisfaction of the consent authority, or person, pursuant to a condition imposed under section 80A (2), may appeal to the Court within 6 months after:
(a)  the consent authority or person notifies the applicant of its decision, or
(b)  the date on which the applicant’s request is taken to have been determined under section 80A (3).
(3)  An applicant who is dissatisfied with a decision that a consent authority is not satisfied as to a matter, being a matter as to which it must be satisfied before a “deferred commencement” consent under section 80 (3) can operate, may appeal to the Court within 6 months after the consent authority notifies the applicant of its decision.
(4), (5)  (Repealed)
(6)  An appeal under this section relating to a development application for consent to carry out designated development in respect of which an objection has been made in accordance with the regulations must not be heard by the Court until after the expiration of the time within which an objector may appeal to the Court under section 98.
(7)  This section does not apply to a development application for designated development determined by the consent authority after a public hearing held by the Planning Assessment Commission, or to the determination of the application.
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