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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 13 September 2019 to date (accessed 13 November 2019 at 02:40)
Notification of general terms of approval
(cf clause 53B of EP&A Regulation 1994)
An approval body that has received a development application from a consent authority must give written notice to the consent authority of its decision concerning the general terms of approval in relation to the development application (including whether or not it will grant an approval)—within 40 days after receipt of the copy of the application, orin the case of development that is required to be advertised or notified under Schedule 1 to the Act, within 21 days after it receives—the last of the submissions made during the relevant submission period, oradvice from the consent authority that no submissions were made.This period may be extended by operation of Division 11.If the consent authority determines a development application by refusing to grant consent before the expiration of the relevant period under subclause (1)—the consent authority must notify the approval body as soon as possible after the determination, andthis clause ceases to apply to the development application.Nothing in this clause prevents a consent authority from having regard to an approval body’s general terms of approval that have been notified to the consent authority after the expiration of the relevant period under subclause (1).