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Amendments to the NSW State Planning System

Environmental Planning Legilsation Amendment Bill 2006

November 2006

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The Environmental Planning Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 was passed by the NSW Parliament last week. This legislation is part of a program of legislative and regulatory reforms with the aim of fine-tuning the operation of the state's planning system.

The legislation involves technical and targeted amendments to a number of pieces of planning and building legislation. The following is a summary of the main legislative amendments:

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
City of Sydney Act 1987
Local Government and Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Transfer of Functions) Act 2001
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