The State Environmental Planning Policy (Koala Habitat Protection) 2021 was made and commenced on 17 March 2021.
The Koala SEPP 2021 reinstates the policy framework of SEPP Koala Habitat Protection 2019 to 83 Local Government Areas (LGA) in NSW. At this stage:
For all RU1, RU2 and RU3 zoned land outside of the Sydney Metropolitan Area and the Central Coast, Koala SEPP 2020 continues to apply. This is an interim measure while new land management and private native forestry codes are developed in line with the NSW Government’s announcement on 8 March 2021.
The principles of the Koala SEPP 2021 are to:
To see where Koala SEPP 2020 and Koala SEPP 2021 apply, visit the Koala SEPP LGA list webpage.
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Page last updated: 16/04/2021