Draft Large-Scale Solar Energy Guideline

Topic: Planning

The Department of Planning and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft Large-Scale Solar Energy Guideline.

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What’s this about?

The Large-Scale Solar Energy Guideline will provide the community, industry, and regulators with guidance on the planning framework for the assessment and approval of large-scale solar energy development proposals under the  Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act).

The guideline outlines the key assessment issues for state significant solar energy projects, such as land use conflict, biodiversity and visual impacts. It also seeks to encourage genuine and early consultation with the community and stakeholders, consistent with best practice engagement principles.

Have your say

There are two ways you can provide your feedback on the draft guideline:

  • Online: Submission form
  • Mail: Director, Industry and Infrastructure Policy
    GPO Box 39 
    Sydney NSW 2001

Have your say by 16 February 2018.

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Topic: Planning