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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 13 September 2019 to date (accessed 18 November 2019 at 18:24)
Additional provisions where regional panel is exercising consent authority functions
Application of Division
This Division applies to development for which a regional panel has the function of determining the development application or an application to modify a development consent.In this Division, a reference to a development application includes a reference to an application to modify a development consent.
Functions exercisable by council on behalf of regional panel
The following consent authority functions of a Sydney district or regional planning panel are prescribed under section 4.7 (2) (h) of the Act as functions to be exercised on behalf of a panel by the council of the area concerned—the determination of applications to modify a development consent under section 4.55 (1) of the Act,the determination of applications to modify a development consent under section 4.55 (1A) of the Act.
Development applications where land is in 2 or more local government areas
This clause applies to development applications for development located in 2 or more local government areas.A separate development application for the proposed development must be lodged with each council for an area in which the proposed development is situated.
Procedural matters related to determination of development applications
A regional panel may, for the purpose of determining a development application—obtain assessment reports, in addition to any assessment report or other information provided by a relevant council in dealing with the application, andobtain other technical advice or assistance as the panel thinks fit.If a development consent is granted by a regional panel subject to a condition referred to in section 4.16 (3) or 4.17 (2) of the Act, the regional panel is taken to be satisfied as to a matter specified in the condition if the council for the area in which the land on which the development is to be carried out notifies the chairperson of the panel in writing that the matter specified in the condition has been satisfied.
Procedural matters relating to determination of applications to modify consents
A regional panel may carry out consultation for the purposes of section 4.55 (2) (b) of the Act by directing the general manager of a council for an area in which the development the subject of the consent is to be carried out to consult with the relevant Minister, public authority or approval body on behalf of the regional panel.