Consultation has now closed on the Explanation of Intended Effect: State Environmental Planning Policy 44 – Koala Habitat Protection.
The Explanation of Intended Effect (EIE) outlines the intent of the proposed amendment of State Environmental Planning Policy 44 – Koala Habitat Protection (SEPP 44).
The EIE describes how the various parts of the proposed amendment will work and what we are seeking to achieve. The key changes in the proposed amended SEPP relate to the:
We will also transfer the strategic planning outcomes in SEPP 44 to the Local Planning Directions under section 117 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
Explanation of Intended Effect was on public exhibition from 18 November 2016 through 03 March 2017.
Thank you to all who have taken the time to provide feedback on various aspects of the proposed changes to SEPP 44.
The Department is reviewing the submissions and feedback we received. We will publish updates on the Department of Planning and Environment’s website as the review progresses at: planspolicies.planning.nsw.gov.au
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Page last updated: 13/04/2017