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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 25 September 2017 at 01:46)
Part 3B Section 75AC
75AC   Regional plans—preparation and content
(1)  The relevant strategic planning authority for a region may, or must if directed to do so by the Minister, prepare a draft regional plan for the region.
(2)  A draft regional plan must include or identify the following:
(a)  the basis for strategic planning in the region, having regard to economic, social and environmental matters,
(b)  a vision statement and objectives consistent with the vision statement,
(c)  strategies and actions for achieving those objectives,
(d)  the basis on which the relevant strategic planning authority is to monitor and report on the implementation of those actions,
(e)  such other matters as the relevant strategic planning authority considers relevant to planning for the region.
(3)  In preparing a draft regional plan, the relevant strategic planning authority is to have regard to the following:
(a)  State environmental planning policies that apply to the region,
(b)  any other strategic plan that applies to the region,
(c)  any 20-year State infrastructure strategy, 5-year infrastructure plan and sectoral State infrastructure strategy statement under Part 4 of the Infrastructure NSW Act 2011,
(d)  any other relevant government policies and plans in force at the time the draft plan is prepared,
(e)  in the case of a draft plan that applies to the Greater Sydney Region—any report prepared by the Strategic Planning Committee constituted under the Greater Sydney Commission Act 2015,
(f)  any matter that the Minister directs the relevant strategic planning authority to have regard to in preparing the draft plan,
(g)  any other matters the relevant strategic planning authority considers relevant.
(4)  If there is no district plan for any part of the region, the draft regional plan may identify for that part of the region matters that may be identified in a district plan (until there is a district plan).