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New faster rezoning process to be introduced in NSW?

In the first significant reform of the planning system since the repeal of Part 3A last year, the NSW Planning and Infrastructure Minister, Brad Hazzard, has released proposals to tackle flaws in the rezoning process.

Mr Hazzard has declared that the many steps in making and changing new local environmental plans (LEPs) are currently “slow, wrapped in red tape and there’s no guarantee for proponents to get a fair hearing”.

Demands by local government for more autonomy from the Department of Planning and Infrastructure are to be met with less Departmental involvement in the final stages of preparing amendments to LEPs. More…

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