Category: Local Government Planning & Environment Law

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POSTED: 21 Oct 2022
On 23 September 2022, the decision of Senior Commissioner Dixon was handed down in the matter of Iris Hotels Casula Property Pty Ltd v Liverpool City Council [2022] NSWLEC 1520. Marsdens Law Group represented Liverpool City Council in the proceedings.
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POSTED: 20 Oct 2022
The Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2021 (“EP&A Regulation 2021”) commenced on 1 March 2022 and applies to development applications submitted on or after this date instead of the former Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (“EP&A Regulation 2000”).
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POSTED: 20 Oct 2022
On 12 October 2021, the Council granted a development consent for a rural subdivision and the construction of dwellings on the resultant lots, subject to a deferred commencement condition. The condition relevantly limited the period within which the Applicant was required satisfy the Council as to the matters specified in...
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POSTED: 20 Oct 2022
On 19 October 2022, Commissioner Dickson delivered judgment in the matter of Thirroul Plaza Pty Ltd v Wollongong City Council [2022] NSWLEC 1569.
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POSTED: 30 Aug 2022
Last night, Adam, Jisella and Peta from our Local Government, Planning and Environmental Law Department attended the Land and Environment Court's Anniversary Dinner at NSW Parliament House to celebrate the Court and it's contributions to environmental Law and the legal system.
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POSTED: 26 Aug 2022
Congratulations Adam! Adam Seton, Local Government, Planning & Environmental Partner at Marsdens, has recently been acknowledged in Doyle’s Guide as one of the top 3 Preeminent Planning Lawyers in NSW for the second year in a row!! Doyles Guide is a well known independent organisation that rates and recommends...
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POSTED: 17 Jun 2022
Part 5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (“EP&A Act”) sets out the environmental assessment scheme that applies to “activities” undertaken by or on behalf of a public authority (including local councils) or which requires the approval of such an authority.
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POSTED: 16 Jun 2022
The NSW Government has released an Independent Construction Industry Ratings Tool (iCIRT) which helps those seeking to purchase a home or apartment search for developers and builders who have a proven track record of quality and integrity, supported by objective evidence of their past cabaility.
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POSTED: 09 Jun 2022
Pursuant to Clause 6, State Environmental Planning Policy (Building Sustainability Index: BASIX) 2004 (“SEPP BASIX”) applies to:
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POSTED: 09 Jun 2022
This case concerned an appeal pursuant to s56A of the Land and Environment Court Act against the decision of Commissioner Horton to refuse development consent to a development application for the demolition of the two-storey portion of an existing part two-storey, part eight-storey building, remediation, construction of a five-storey building...
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