Proposed environmental reforms

Draft State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPP)

Topic: Environment

The Department of Planning and Environment is seeking feedback on reforms to update the planning framework for environmental protection and management.

NSW Gov Have Your Say Environment SEPP

What’s this about?

The Department of Planning and Environment has prepared a package of consolidated reforms to update and improve the planning framework for certain aspects of environmental protection and management.

This follows a review of planning provisions in seven existing State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs):

  • State Environmental Planning Policy No. 19 – Bushland in Urban Areas
  • State Environmental Planning Policy (Sydney Drinking Water Catchment) 2011
  • State Environmental Planning Policy No. 50 – Canal Estate Development
  • Greater Metropolitan Regional Environmental Plan No. 2 – Georges River Catchment
  • Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No. 20 – Hawkesbury-Nepean River (No.2-1997)
  • Sydney Regional Environmental Plan (Sydney Harbour Catchment) 2005
  • Willandra Lakes Regional Environmental Plan No. 1 – World Heritage Property.

You are invited to provide feedback on the Explanation of Intended Effect that outlines the key points of the proposed reforms. 

Have your say

There are two ways you can provide your feedback:

  • Online: submission form
  • Mail: Director, Planning Frameworks
    Department of Planning and Environment
    GPO Box 39 
    Sydney NSW 2001

 Have your say by 15 January 2018.

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Topic: Environment