Special Activation Precincts are unique to regional NSW and bring together planning and investment to focus on growing jobs and economic activity in an area. Precincts will support industries in line with the competitive advantages and economic strengths of each area.
Special Activation Precincts are being delivered by the NSW Government as part of the $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund.
Thank you for your feedback
During July – September 2020, the department sought feedback from the community, government agencies and other stakeholders during the exhibition of the Wagga Wagga SAP draft Master Plan.
The feedback we received helped us better understand the opinions and views of the community, which informed the final Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct Master Plan and amendment to the Activation Precincts SEPP. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
A simpler planning pathway
On 12 June 2020, an amendment to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (the Regulation) was made to create the Activation Precinct Certificate process, by requiring that any applications for development consent for a Complying Development Certificate in an Activation Precinct are accompanied by an Activation Precinct Certificate.
On 21 May 2021, an amendment was made to Schedule 2 of the Regulation so that certain uses are no longer Designated Development in the Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct, which means these activities will be permitted as Complying Development. The amendment will come into effect on 31 December 2021, or earlier if the Delivery Plan is finalised before this date.
As the Wagga Wagga LEP will continue to operate until this time, consent authorities will need to ensure development applications are consistent with the Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct Master Plan.
The Regional Growth NSW Development Corporation is responsible for the delivery of the Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct in line with the Activation Precincts SEPP and the Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct Master Plan.
- State Environmental Planning Policy (Activation Precincts) 2020
- Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct Master Plan
- Wagga Wagga Master Plan Submission Report
- Frequently asked questions