Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 26 March 2010 to 30 March 2010 (accessed 15 August 2020 at 13:08) Current version
Part 3 Division 3
Division 3 Approval of development control plans
21   Approval of development control plans
(cf clause 20 of EP&A Regulation 1994)
(1)  After considering any submissions about the draft development control plan that have been duly made, the council:
(a)  may approve the plan in the form in which it was publicly exhibited, or
(b)  may approve the plan with such alterations as the council thinks fit, or
(c)  may decide not to proceed with the plan.
(2)  The council must give public notice of its decision in a local newspaper within 28 days after the decision is made.
(3)  Notice of a decision not to proceed with a development control plan must include the council’s reasons for the decision.
(4)  A development control plan comes into effect on the date that public notice of its approval is given in a local newspaper, or on a later date specified in the notice.
21A   Approval of development control plans relating to residential flat development
(1)  The council must not approve a draft development control plan (including an amending plan) containing provisions that apply to residential flat development unless the council:
(a)  has referred the provisions of the draft development control plan that relate to design quality to the design review panel (if any) constituted for the council’s area (or a region that includes the council’s area) under State Environmental Planning Policy No 65—Design Quality of Residential Flat Development, and
(b)  has taken into consideration any comments made by the design review panel concerning those provisions.
(2)  This clause extends to a plan the preparation of which commenced before the constitution of the relevant design review panel.