Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 4 July 2020 at 16:21)
Part 6 Division 3 Clause 70AB
70AB   Additional information sought by Planning Secretary acting on behalf of approval body
(1)  If the Planning Secretary decides to act on behalf of an approval body as referred to in section 4.47(4A) of the Act, the Planning Secretary may request the applicant for development consent to provide the Planning Secretary with such additional information about the proposed development as the Planning Secretary considers necessary to the Planning Secretary’s proper consideration of the general terms of approval.
(2)  The request—
(a)  must be in writing, and
(b)  may specify a reasonable period within which the information must be provided to the Planning Secretary.
(3)  Instead of providing the information requested, the applicant to whom a request is made under this clause may notify the Planning Secretary in writing that the information will not be provided.
(4)  If the applicant notifies the Planning Secretary that the information will not be provided, or fails to provide it by the end of any period specified as referred to in subclause (2)(b) or such further period as the Planning Secretary may allow, the Planning Secretary may deal with the request for general terms of approval without that information.