Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 20 June 2016 to 7 July 2016 (accessed 15 August 2020 at 12:40) Current version
Part 16B Division 1 Clause 268I
268I   Transaction of business outside meetings or by telephone
(1)  A planning body may, if it thinks fit, transact any of its business by the circulation of papers among all the members of the planning body for the matter for the time being, and a resolution in writing approved in writing by a majority of those members is taken to be a decision of the planning body.
(2)  The planning body may, if it thinks fit, transact any of its business at a meeting at which members (or some members) participate by telephone, closed-circuit television or other means, but only if any member who speaks on a matter before the meeting can be heard by the other members.
(3)  For the purposes of:
(a)  the approval of a resolution under subclause (1), or
(b)  a meeting held in accordance with subclause (2),
the chairperson and each member of the planning body have the same voting rights as they have at an ordinary meeting of the planning body.
(4)  A resolution approved under subclause (1) is, subject to the regulations, to be recorded in the minutes of the meetings of the planning body.
(5)  Papers may be circulated among the members for the purposes of subclause (1) by facsimile or other transmission of the information in the papers concerned.