Category: Planning, Environment & Government

Western Sydney Airport Forces Rezoning of Properties
Western Sydney Airport forces rezoning of properties – where does this leave residents? In October 2020, the NSW Government rezoned all land surrounding the airport at Badgerys Creek. The rezoning...
PLANNING E ALERT: REFORMS TO DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS AND LEVIES
PLANNING E ALERT: REFORMS TO DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS AND LEVIES
Back in November, the NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, highlighted four crucial areas of reform to the NSW planning system for 2020, including addressing the uncertainty of developer contributions to propel investment in the sector. The Planning and Public Spaces Minister, Rob Stokes, considers this uncertainty and lack of transparency “the number one issue I hear from industry”. Mr Stokes has now announced the appointment of Productivity Commissioner Peter Achterstraat to undertake a review of the current contributions and offer recommendations for a new system by the end of this year.
THE COVID-19 IMPACT ON PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN NSW
THE COVID-19 IMPACT ON PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN NSW
The NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, Rob Stokes, has recently issued a number of Ministerial Orders in response to COVID-19 which effects the way planning and development will occur in NSW for the foreseeable future.