State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) 2007
(1) Before granting consent for development for the purposes of mining or extractive industry that involves the transport of materials, the consent authority must consider whether or not the consent should be issued subject to conditions that do any one or more of the following:(a) require that some or all of the transport of materials in connection with the development is not to be by public road,(b) limit or preclude truck movements, in connection with the development, that occur on roads in residential areas or on roads near to schools,(c) require the preparation and implementation, in relation to the development, of a code of conduct relating to the transport of materials on public roads.(2) If the consent authority considers that the development involves the transport of materials on a public road, the consent authority must, within 7 days after receiving the development application, provide a copy of the application to:(a) each roads authority for the road, and(b) the Roads and Traffic Authority (if it is not a roads authority for the road).Note.Section 7 of the Roads Act 1993 specifies who the roads authority is for different types of roads. Some roads have more than one roads authority.(3) The consent authority:(a) must not determine the application until it has taken into consideration any submissions that it receives in response from any roads authority or the Roads and Traffic Authority within 21 days after they were provided with a copy of the application, and(b) must provide them with a copy of the determination.(4) In circumstances where the consent authority is a roads authority for a public road to which subclause (2) applies, the references in subclauses (2) and (3) to a roads authority for that road do not include the consent authority.