NSW Department of Planning and Environment

EP&A Act Updated

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 has been updated and is the culmination of the biggest overhaul of the Act since the legislation’s inception almost 40 years ago.

Below you will find the Guide to the updated Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.

Hear from Alison Frame, Deputy Secretary Policy & Strategy, when you watch the video 'Legislative reform: Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979' on what the changes mean, for you and the community.