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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 1 March 2018 to 15 March 2018 (accessed 2 April 2020 at 06:03) Current version
Part 14 Division 3
Division 3 Public participation
233   What is the form for a section 5.8 notice?
For the purposes of section 5.8 of the Act, the prescribed form in which a notice under that section is to be prepared is a form that, in addition to the matters required by section 5.8 (1) of the Act, includes the following matters:
(a)  the following heading in capital letters and bold type:“ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF (a title description of the proposed activity and its location)—PUBLIC EXHIBITION
(b)  a brief description of the proposed activity and its locality,
(c)  the name of the proponent,
(d)  a statement of the places, dates and times for inspection of the environmental impact statement,
(e)  a statement that any person may, before the specified closing date, make written representations to the determining authority about the proposed activity.
234   In what manner must a section 5.8 notice be given?
(cf clause 87 of EP&A Regulation 1994)
(1)  For the purposes of section 5.8 of the Act, the prescribed manner in which a notice under that section is to be given in relation to an environmental impact statement is by causing notice of the places, dates and times where the statement may be inspected to be published on at least 2 separate occasions:
(a)  in a daily newspaper circulating generally throughout the State, and
(b)  in a local newspaper,
so as to appear across 2 or 3 columns in the display section of those newspapers.
(2)  The period of 30 days referred to in section 5.8 (1) of the Act begins on:
(a)  the date on which the notice is first published in the daily newspaper circulating generally throughout the State, or
(b)  the date on which the notice is first published in the local newspaper,
whichever is the later.
235   Where may an environmental impact statement be inspected?
(cf clause 88 of EP&A Regulation 1994)
In addition to the places referred to in section 5.8 (1) of the Act, a determining authority must make copies of the relevant environmental impact statement available for public inspection, on the same dates and during the same times, at the following places:
(a)  the principal office of the council in whose area the proposed activity is to be carried out,
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  the Sydney office of The Environment Centre (NSW) Pty Ltd.