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State Significant Development

The SSD process

Explaining each step of the process


All State significant development applications (DA) have to go through a comprehensive assessment process with extensive community participation and are evaluated against the triple bottom line.

The main steps in this process are summarised in the figure below, and include Early ConsultationPrepare EISExhibit DARespond to SubmissionsAssess DA and Determine DA.

To find out more about each of these steps, click on the links below:

In some cases there may be additional steps in the SSD Process including Amendments to DA , Public Hearings  and Reviews and Appeals . To find out more about these steps, click on the links below: