State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs) and Regional Environmental Plans (REPs)
SEPPs and REPs relevant to the Burwood Council area can be viewed by clicking on the following links:
SEPP (Exempt and Complying Development Codes)
SEPP (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009
SEPP (Building Sustainability Index BASIX) 2004
SEPP (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004
SEPP (infrastructure) 2007
SEPP (Major Developments) 2005
SEPP (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) 2007
SEPP (Temporary Structures) 2007
SEPP (Urban Renewal) 2010
SEPP No. 1 - Development Standards
SEPP No. 4 - Development Without Consent and Miscellaneous Complying Development
SEPP No. 6 - Number of Storeys in a Building
SEPP No. 21 - Caravan Parks
SEPP No. 22 - Shops and Commercial Premises
SEPP No. 32 - Urban Consolidation (Redevelopment of Urban Land)
SEPP No. 33 - Hazardous and Offensive Development
SEPP No. 55 - Remediation of Land
SEPP No. 60 - Exempt and Complying Development
SEPP No. 64 - Advertising and Signage
SEPP No. 65 - Design Quality of Residential Flat Buildings
Sydney REP (Sydney Harbour Catchment) 2005
Have Your Say
On 14 July 2012, the NSW Government released its Green Paper for A New Planning System for New South Wales. Have your say on the proposed changes by heading to the NSW Planning System Review website.
Planning policy and land use control within the Burwood municipality is influenced by the State Government. The following websites may be of interest:
Department of Planning
www.planning.nsw.gov.au, which governs State and regional planning. The website provides information on metropolitan strategies, State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs) and initiatives to streamline the planning system.
NSW Legislation website www.legislation.nsw.gov.au, which provides access to all NSW legislation (acts, regulations and environmental planning instruments).
www.heritage.nsw.gov.au, which guides the protection heritage items, particularly items on the State Heritage Register.
Roads and Traffic Authority
www.rta.nsw.gov.au, which is responsible for the maintenance and development of the roads and traffic systems of NSW, in conjunction with state and local government agencies.
Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (DECC)
www.environment.nsw.gov.au, which administers legislation relating to pollution and the environment, and develops policies in relation to air quality, climate change and water.
National Parks and Wildlife Service
www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au, which administers legislation for National Parks, threatened species and Aboriginal sites.
For all other Government-related enquiries at the State level, go to the State Government website at www.nsw.gov.au.
SEPP No. 1 Returns
SEPP No. 1 is a policy which aims to make development standards more flexible. It allows Council to approve a development proposal that does not comply with a set standard where this can be shown to be unreasonable or unnecessary.
Council is required to provide the Department of Planning with details of any SEPP No. 1 approvals. The public can also view these returns:
January to June 2010
July to December 2010
January to December 2011
January to June 2012