To view submissions that were received during the public exhibition which ran from 31 January to 13 April 2018 visit the submissions page.
The Department is in the process of identifying and considering issues identified in the submissions received.
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.
The Department will shortly identify the next steps in the consultation and plan making process which will include further consultation with stakeholders. Please continue to monitor this page for further details.
For more information on the proposed new Remediation of Land SEPP:
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