Find everything you need know about State and local planning instruments and how they might affect a proposed development.
The process of creating LEPs starts with a planning proposal which in most cases is undertaken by your local council.
Access the Online Planning Proposal service to view active cases within NSW.
The Governor may make environmental planning instruments for the purpose of environmental planning by the State. Any such instrument may be called a State Environmental Planning Policy.
A DCP provides detailed planning and design guidelines to support the planning controls in the Local Environmental Plan developed by a council.
In March 2018, amendments to the EP&A Act 1979 introduced new requirements for councils to prepare a Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS).