State Environmental Planning Policy (Building Sustainability Index: BASIX) 2004
3 Aim of Policy
(1) Regulations under the Act have established a scheme to encourage sustainable residential development (the BASIX scheme) under which:(a) an application for a development consent, complying development certificate or construction certificate in relation to certain kinds of residential development must be accompanied by a list of commitments by the applicant as to the manner in which the development will be carried out, and(b) the carrying out of residential development pursuant to the resulting development consent, complying development certificate or construction certificate will be subject to a condition requiring such commitments to be fulfilled.(2) The aim of this Policy is to ensure consistency in the implementation of the BASIX scheme throughout the State.(3) This Policy achieves its aim by overriding provisions of other environmental planning instruments and development control plans that would otherwise add to, subtract from or modify any obligations arising under the BASIX scheme.