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Under the existing framework, the repair or rebuild of infrastructure damaged or destroyed by the bushfires is permitted either with development consent, without development consent or as exempt or complying development under the State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) Infrastructure 2007.


The Infrastructure SEPP plays a key role in helping to deliver the NSW Government’s infrastructure works.


It assists private infrastructure providers, local councils and their communities by simplifying the process for building infrastructure such as hospitals, roads, railways, emergency services, water supply and electricity delivery.


For any questions on the Infrastructure SEPP please email or call the Infrastructure Policy and Assessment Practice on (02) 92746264.



The Infrastructure SEPP deals with the below infrastructure types:


For a full list of what the Infrastructure SEPP covers please refer to the NSW Legislation website.

Page last updated: 29/04/2021