State Environmental Planning Policy (Sydney Drinking Water Catchment) 2011
Current version for 1 March 2018 to date (accessed 4 June 2020 at 06:30)
Part 2 Clause 10
10   Development consent cannot be granted unless neutral or beneficial effect on water quality
(1)  A consent authority must not grant consent to the carrying out of development under Part 4 of the Act on land in the Sydney drinking water catchment unless it is satisfied that the carrying out of the proposed development would have a neutral or beneficial effect on water quality.
(2)  For the purposes of determining whether the carrying out of the proposed development on land in the Sydney drinking water catchment would have a neutral or beneficial effect on water quality, the consent authority must, if the proposed development is one to which the NorBE Tool applies, undertake an assessment using that Tool.
Note.
 The NorBE Guideline provides information and guidance for consent authorities in the use of the NorBE Tool.