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Closing soon: Floodplain Harvesting

The NSW Parliament Regulation Committee is seeking public submissions for its inquiry into the impact and implementation of the Water Management (General) Amendment (Exemptions for Floodplain Harvesting) Regulation 2020.

Read the Floodplain Harvesting Implementation Guide here >>

Public comment closes on 31 May 2020 >>

Sydney City recovery plan post COVID-19

Sydney City Council has resolved to prepare a City Recovery Plan in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will include a community and economic recovery plan, which will be informed by consultation with businesses and communities.

Public feedback closes on 3 June 2020 >>

Update: Register for Pyrmont Peninsula bounce group

On 17 April, we reported that the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment were seeking submissions to help develop the Place Strategy for the Pyrmont Peninsula. Now, the department is forming a group to provide local knowledge and test ideas, directions and desired outcomes for the strategy.

Registrations for the bounce group close on 31 May 2020 >>

Northern Basin first flush review

In the last Insight, we reported that the NSW Government appointed an independent panel to assess the management of the 2020 Northern Basin First Flush event. Feedback for the Northern Basin first flush review can now be made online.

Public comment closes on 7 June 2020 >>

Brandy Hill Quarry Expansion Project: Public eMeeting

The NSW Independent Planning Commission is planning to conduct a public meeting remotely by video conference (with an option to participate by telephone). If you wish to apply to speak at the meeting, you must complete an expression of interest form by no later than 5pm AEST on Friday 5 June 2020.

The eMeeting will be held at 10am AEST on Friday 12 June | Read more >>

Improving the review of local infrastructure contributions plans

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on its “Improving the review of local infrastructure contributions plans” discussion paper. 

Public comment closes on 12 June 2020 >>

Snowy Water Licence amendments

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Snowy Water Licence.

Public comment closes on 16 June 2020 >>

Blackwattle Bay Precinct Planning

Infrastructure NSW is seeking community feedback on three precinct plan scenarios for urban renewal of Blackwattle Bay Stakeholders also have the opportunity to register for a webinar on Tuesday 2 June, which will provide more information about the precinct plan scenarios and the planning process.

Register for the webinar here | Public comment closes on 19 June 20

2019-2020 Water sharing plan reviews

The NSW Natural Resources Commission invites community feedback to inform its review of 5 water sharing plans across the state:

Public comment closes on 5 July 2020 >>

Northern Basin First Flush Assessment

The NSW Government has appointed an independent panel to assess the management of the 2020 Northern Basin First Flush event. The Panel is now seeking public comment on the event.

You can complete a survey here >>

Further details on the consultation are here >>


EP&A Regulation
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.
Public comment closes on 12 June 2020 >>


Planning Agreements
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback its draft planning agreements policy framework. 
Public comment closes on 12 June 2020 >>


Flat rate levy contributions discussion paper

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a discussion paper about the criteria for requesting a higher maximum percentage under s7.12 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Act 1979.

Public comment closes on 12 June 2020 >>


Draft special infrastructure contributions guidelines

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on its draft special infrastructure contributions (SIC) guidelines. The draft SIC guidelines provide guidance regarding the purpose and function of SICs and their application in the new approach to precinct planning.

Public comment closes on 12 June 2020 >>


Flood Prone Land Package
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking comment on a legislative package which proposes to amend a schedule to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, revise flood planning instruments and introduce a 2020 guideline for considering flooding in land use planning.

Public comment closes on 25 June 2020 >>


Sydney Metro West
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on its EIS for the Sydney Metro West project, which proposes to construct metro stations from Westmead to the Bays.

Public comment closes on 26 June 2020 >>


Central Sydney planning framework
The City of Sydney is seeking feedback on its updated planning framework, which proposes a 20-year growth strategy pursuant to the City’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 program for a green, global and connected city.

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