Authority Update: NSW - Amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Certain amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203 (Act) will commence on 1 March 2018. 

The Environmental Planning and Assessment (Amendment) Act 2017 No 60 makes changes of substance to the Act and, as a consequence, the Act has been renumbered in a decimal format. Section 149 Planning Certificates will become 'Section 10.7 Certificates' and gradually be referred to as either a Planning Certificate Section 10.7 (2) or Planning Certificate Section 10.7 (5) throughout Search Manager, in line with Local Councils. 

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