Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 1 January 2008 to 31 January 2008 (accessed 15 August 2020 at 12:56) Current version
Part 14 Division 6 Clause 243
243   Report to be prepared for activities to which an environmental impact statement relates
(cf clause 91 of EP&A Regulation 1994)
(1)  A determining authority for an activity must prepare a report on any activity for which an environmental impact statement has been prepared.
(2)  The report must be prepared as soon as practicable after a decision is made by the determining authority to carry out or refrain from carrying out the activity or to approve or disapprove the carrying out of the activity.
(3)  The report must comment on, and have regard to, each of the following matters:
(a)  the environmental impact statement,
(b)  any representations duly made to it about the proposed activity,
(c)  the effects of the proposed activity on the environment,
(d)  the proponent’s proposals to mitigate any adverse effects of the activity on the environment,
(e)  the findings and recommendations of:
(i)  any report given to it by the Director-General under section 113 of the Act, and
(ii)  any advice given to it by the Minister under section 114 of the Act, and
(iii)  any inquiry under section 119 of the Act,
with respect to the proposed activity.
(4)  The report must also give full particulars of the determining authority’s decision on the proposed activity and, if the authority has granted approval to the carrying out of the activity, any conditions or modifications imposed or required by the authority in connection with the carrying out of the activity.
(5)  The determining authority must make the report public as soon as practicable after it has been completed and must send a copy of the report to the council of each area that is, or would have been, affected by the activity.
(6)  The requirements of subclause (5):
(a)  are subject to any prohibition or restriction arising from a direction under section 120 (5) (b) of the Act, but to the extent only of the prohibition or restriction, and
(b)  do not apply to an activity to which Division 4 of Part 5 of the Act applies.