The Department is currently collating the submissions that were received during the exhibition which ran from 31 January to 13 April 2018.
For almost 20 years the State Environmental Planning Policy for the Remediation of Land, SEPP 55, and Contaminated Land Planning Guidelines, have provided the planning framework for the management of contaminated land in NSW.
The new SEPP is part of a review program by the NSW Government.
It is proposed the new land remediation SEPP will:
It is also proposed that it will transfer the requirements to consider contamination when rezoning land to a direction under Section 9.1 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
For more information on the proposed new Remediation of Land SEPP:
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