Category: Local Government Planning & Environment Law

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POSTED: 08 Jun 2021
The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (“Department”) has announced a plan to replace the existing business and industrial zones with five new employment zones and three supporting zones in the Standard Instrument Principal Local Environmental Plan (“Standard Instrument”).
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POSTED: 22 Apr 2021
On 15 February 2021 we published an article about the commencement of a new Code of Conduct for short term rental accommodation which was to introduce new minimum standards of behaviour and requirements for all participants in the short-term rental accommodation industry.
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POSTED: 15 Mar 2021
On 1 July 2020, the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Planning Portal) Regulation 2020 came into force, making a number of inoccuous, but important amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.
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POSTED: 15 Mar 2021
The Land and Environment Court has recently refused a development application for the construction of a ninety-bed residential aged care facility on the land at 34 Sturt Street, Campbelltown.
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POSTED: 15 Feb 2021
The advent of online booking accommodating services in recent years has seen a significant growth in the use of short-term rental accommodation.
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POSTED: 29 Jan 2021
Last Friday, our Local Government, Planning & Environmental Law department delivered a virtual Seminar to 30 Council staff including planners, engineers and strategic staff on running Class 1 Appeals in the Land and Environment Court.
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POSTED: 23 Dec 2020
ERF Hospice Foundation Ltd v Wingecarribee Shire Council [2020] NSWLEC 1604
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POSTED: 08 Dec 2020
Melbourne City Council v Telstra Corporation Limited [2020] FCAFC 200
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POSTED: 02 Dec 2020
Loder v Narrabri Shire Council [2020] NSWLEC 109
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POSTED: 25 Nov 2020
The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has exhibited proposed amendments to State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2007 (“Education SEPP”).
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