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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 15 February 2019 to date (accessed 27 June 2019 at 02:21)
3.31 Making of environmental planning instruments for local areas (LEPs)
(cf previous ss 53, 53A)
(1) A local plan-making authority may make environmental planning instruments for the purpose of environmental planning:(a) in each local government area, and(b) in such other areas of the State (including the coastal waters of the State) as the local plan-making authority determines.(2) Any such instrument may be called a local environmental plan (or LEP).(3) For the purposes of this Division, the following are local plan-making authorities:(a) the Minister,(b) a council for its local government area if the gateway determination under this Division authorises the council to make the local environmental plan concerned.