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Local contributions


Infrastructure contributions

The NSW Government is delivering an unprecedented investment in infrastructure to keep our communities connected and our economy moving.

We are reforming the infrastructure contributions system to create a better system that is fairer and benefits everyone. Our changes deliver the infrastructure we need to support new homes with transparency and consistency the community and industry need.

Local contribution reforms

This submission page is for local contributions. On this page you can view the exhibition documents on local contributions:

  • Proposed changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000and an Explanatory Paper
  • Practice Note Review
  • Land Value Contribution
Click on the tiles below to view the exhibition documents


EP&A Regulation

View the Draft Regulation

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EP&A Regulation Explanatory Paper

View the EP&A Regulation: Explanatory Paper

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Practice note review

Practice Note Review: Policy Paper

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Land value contribution

View the Land Value Contribution: Exhibition Paper

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Information about the exhibition documents

EP&A Regulation

EP&A Regulation – This document is a public consultation draft of the proposed EP&A Regulation amendment.

EP&A Regulation Explanatory Paper - This document is an explanatory paper that sets out the proposed changes to the EP&A Regulations. A link is provided in Appendix A of the paper to the analysis underpinning the revised section 7.12 rates.

Frequently asked questions on EP&A Reg

Practice note review

The Practice Note Review: Policy Paper outlines the new approach to practice notes.

Each policy area is an individual module and will be published as linked webpages. You can view the online pages here.

The Practice Note modules are also included in the Policy Paper Appendix:

  1. Role of the practice notes
  2. Principles of infrastructure contributions
  3. Selecting the most appropriate funding mechanism
  4. What can be funded through section 7.11 and 7.12 local infrastructure contributions
  5. Making a section 7.11 contributions plan
  6. Making a section 7.12 contributions plan
  7. Exhibition
  8. Borrowing and forward funding
  9. Infrastructure contributions for mining and energy developments.

Frequently asked questions on practice notes

Land value contribution

The Land Value Contribution: Exhibition Paper provides an overview of the proposed land value contribution mechanism. It includes a draft Practice Note module and two worked examples of how land value contribution would operate in practice (using the existing urban release precincts of Schofields and Menangle Park).

Frequently asked questions on land value contribution

Have your say

We welcome your feedback on the proposed changes to local contributions and the infrastructure contributions exhibition package during the public exhibition from Thursday, 28 October 2021 until 10 December 2021. The exhibition documents may help guide your submission.

Have your say by 10 December 2021

Given many people are still working from home, we strongly encourage you to provide your feedback using the online submission form.

Submissions must be made during the exhibition period, which closes on 10 December 2021.

Submissions will be publicly available on our website with personal contact details removed.

If you do not want your submission publicly published, please clearly indicate by marking it ‘CONFIDENTIAL’.

Written submissions must be addressed ON BOTH THE LETTER AND THE ENVELOPE to:

    Ms Kate Speare Director - Infrastructure Funding Policy Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Locked Bag 5022 Parramatta NSW 2124

More information:

For more information on the proposed changes, please contact the policy team: [email protected]

If you would like to speak with us in a language other than English, call 131 450. Ask for an interpreter in your language and then request to be connected to our Information Centre on 1300 305 695.

Use the submission form below to make an online submission on local contributions. You may also submit feedback on the whole exhibition package or other areas of the reforms, namely state infrastructure (regional infrastructure contributions) and land use reforms using the form below. We will ensure your submission is provided to the relevant planning team for review and consideration.


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