2013 Planning Act Changes

2013:  Proposed Planning Reforms

BPN Briefing Note on the Minister's changes to the NSW Planning Bills announced on 19 September 2013
- To download this document, click here

Analysis of Stakeholder Submissions on the White Paper and Draft Exposure Planning Bills - a report commissioned by the Better Planning Network - To download this document, click here

Better Planning Network Submission on Planning White Paper - To download this document, click here

BPN Overview of the White Paper - To download this document click here

BPN You Tube Presentation on the White Paper - To watch this video click here

BPN Submission to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) Amendment (Resources Significance) 2013 - To download this document, click here

BPN Submission on the draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney - To download this document, click here

BPN Fact Sheet and Call for Action 12 April 2013- Local Government Amendment (Early Intervention) Bill - To download this document, click here

BPN Submission to the Review of Environmental Zones and Overlays on the Far North Coast - Download this document here

BPN Platform - Download the BPN Platform

THIRD PARTY REPORTS ON BPN

Community Participation Workshop Report - A report summarising the outcomes of the workshop with BPN members and representatives from the NSW Department of Planning & Infrastructure has been released. Read it here 

KEY REFERENCE DOCUMENTS ON THE 2012-2013 PROPOSED PLANNING LAW CHANGES

THE PLANNING BILLS AS INTRODUCED

Revised Planning Bills 2013 introduced to the NSW Parliament on 22 October 2013 - To access these documents, click here.

REPORTS AND RESOLUTIONS ON THE WHITE PAPER

Randwick Council Resolutions on NSW Planning Bill - To download this document, click here

Hunters Hill Council Resolutions on NSW Planning Bill - To download this document, click here

Nature In The Balance: Nature Conservation Council of NSW report on the impacts of the new planning system on our environment - To download this document, click here

Independent survey on the White Paper by Jo Manion and Marketinfo - To download this document, click here

Transcript: NSW Budget Estimates Planning and Infrastructure General Purpose Standing Committee No. 1 - To download this document, click here

ICOMOS Letter to the Premier O'Farrell re. NSW Planning System Review - To download this document, click here

SUBMISSIONS ON THE WHITE PAPER AND DRAFT PLANNING BILLS:

Nature Conservation Council of NSW and Total Environment Centre Joint Submission - To download this document, click here

Environment Defender's Office NSW Submission - To download this document, click here

NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption Submission - To download this document, click here

Law Society of NSW Environment Planning and Development Committee - To download this document, click here

Local Government NSW Submission - To download this document, click here

NSW Heritage Council Submission - To download this document, click here

National Trust  (NSW) Submission - To download this document, click here

Australia ICOMOS Submission- To download this document, click here

Shelter NSW Submission - To download this document, click here

NSW Aboriginal Land Council Submission - To download this document, click here

Sydney Coastal Councils Group Submission - To download this document, click here

SHOROC Submission - To downlioad this document, click here

Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Submission - To download this document, click here

Northern Sydney Regional Organisations of Councils Submission - To download this document, click here

City of Sydney Submission  - To download this document, click here

Planning Institute of Australia (NSW) Submission - To download this document, click here

Australian Institute of Architects Submission - To download this document, click here

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (NSW Group) Submission - To download this document, click here

Urban Taskforce Australia Submission - To download this document, click here

Urban Development Institute of Australia (NSW) Submission - To download this document, click here

Property Council of Australia (NSW) Submission - To download this document, click here

NSW Minerals Council of Australia Submission - To download this document, click here

THE WHITE PAPER

The White Paper and draft accompanying legislation - Visit the NSW Department of Planning & Infrastructure webpage

GREEN PAPER SUBMISSIONS

Public Submissions on the Green Paper - See the Submissions

Independent Commission Against Corruption- Submission on the Green Paper - Download the ICAC submission

THE GREEN PAPER

The Green Paper - Download the Green Paper

MOORE & DWYER

The Independent Review of the NSW Planning System conducted by the Hon. Tim Moore and the Hon. Ron Dwyer - Download Volume 1- Major Issues and Volume 2- Other Issues