Department of Planning and Environment (NSW)

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Owning Institution: Government of New South Wales

Former Name: Department of Planning and Infrastructure (NSW)

Discussion paper
10 January 2017

This guide sets out the NSW Government’s proposals to update the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) through a series of targeted amendments.

15 December 2016

This Draft Regional Plan aims to guide the NSW Government’s land use planning priorities and decisions in the Far West over the next 20 years.

14 December 2016

This draft plan aims to provide a framework for development, investment and land use planning in the New England north-west region.

8 December 2016

These draft Guidelines have been developed to provide a framework and methodology for conducting a social impact assessment of state significant resource projects (as part of an integrated...

12 October 2016

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on this draft Medium Density Design Guide, which is intended to assist in achieving better design and planning outcomes for low-rise, medium-density housing...

15 December 2014

A Plan for Growing Sydney, released in December 2014, is the NSW Government’s plan for the future of the Sydney Metropolitan Area over the next 20 years.

23 October 2013

The review of NSW’s 33-year-old planning system has involved unprecedented consultation, receiving just under 5000 submissions on the White Paper and Exposure Bills.

Executive Summary: In...

Discussion paper
6 May 2013

This discussion paper explains the current policies and strategies designed to deliver sustainable growth for the Lower Hunter. It looks at the elements that have shaped the Lower Hunter in the...

16 April 2013

The NSW Government is building a planning system focused on sustainable growth to deliver the jobs and houses we need to support our growing cities and regions and released this paper on 16 April...

1 April 2013

The draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney is a new plan to guide the city’s growth.

With around 1.3 million more people expected by 2031, Sydney will need around 545,000 new homes and 625,...