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Coastal Protection Act 1979 No 13
Current version for 30 November 2016 to date (accessed 28 June 2017 at 03:35)
Part 3 Section 37
37   Definitions
(1)  In this Part:
building includes a structure.
consent includes approval or permission.
development, in relation to the coastal zone, means:
(a)  the erection of a building within or the removal of a building from the coastal zone,
(b)  the carrying out of a work within the coastal zone,
(c)  a change of the purpose for which any part of the coastal zone or any building or work within any such part is used,
(d)  the subdivision of land within the coastal zone,
(e)  the clearing or propagation of vegetation including marine vegetation, or
(f)  any prescribed activity or any activity of a prescribed class or description.
dune includes a sandhill.
public authority includes an authorised network operator under the Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015.
(2)  A reference in this Part to:
(a)  the erection of a building includes a reference to the rebuilding of, the making of structural alterations to, and the enlargement or extension of, a building and the placing or relocating of a building within the coastal zone,
(b)  the carrying out of a work includes a reference to the rebuilding of, the making of alterations to, and the enlargement or extension of, a work,
(c)  the subdivision of land is a reference to the subdivision of land as defined by section 4B of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, but does not include a reference to the subdivision of land under Part 2 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015, and
(d)  the sea, an arm of the sea, or a bay, inlet, lagoon, lake, body of water, river, stream, watercourse, beach, dune, bed, bank, shoreline, margin or flood plain includes a reference to any part thereof.