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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 13 September 2019 to date (accessed 18 November 2019 at 10:10)
Preparation and notice of proposed development plans
Additional matters to be included in development plans
For the purposes of clause 6 (2) (g) of Schedule 7 to the Act, a development plan is to include the following matters—if the development of the land is to be staged, a description of the proposed stages,a proposed timetable for the subdivision of the land and the carrying out of the subdivision works.
Preparation of development plans
An authority that proposes to prepare a development plan on its own initiative must notify the Minister in writing that it proposes to do so.Any authority that prepares a development plan must consult with any public authorities likely to be affected by the proposed development plan and any council in whose area the land concerned is situated.An authority must consider any submissions made by the public authorities or a council when preparing the proposed development plan.
Notice of proposed development plans and consent ballots
An authority that proposes to adopt a development plan must—not less than 14 days before the ballot papers are issued for the consent ballot, publish a notice that complies with this clause in a local newspaper and a daily newspaper circulating generally in New South Wales, andgive a written notice that complies with this clause to any council in whose area the land is situated, anddisplay, on or in the vicinity of the land to which the development plan applies, a notice complying with this clause for not less than 28 days before the ballot closes, andmake the proposed development plan publicly available.The notice must specify the following—that the authority proposes to adopt a development plan,the place, date and time at which the proposed development plan is available for inspection or the address of a website where it may be found,the date by which a vote in the ballot to approve the development plan must be received and the address to which it must be sent,the name, contact phone number and email address of the authority.