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Find a Publication

The Department publishes a range of publications online for your convenience.

To find a publication, click the tile that relates to the classification of publication you are looking for. Each publication is categorised in alphabetical order and has a classification listed to allow for ease of navigation.  

Community Participation Plans

Community participation is an overarching term covering how we engage the community in our work under the EP&A Act, including legislative reform, plan making and making decisions on proposed development.

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Contribution Plans

The EP&A Act 1979 enables councils or other consent authorities to levy contributions for public amenities and services required as a consequence of development. Each council must publish their CPs on the Planning Portal.

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Development Control Plans

A DCP provides detailed planning and design guidelines to support the planning controls in the LEP developed by a council. Each council is required to publish their DCPs on the Planning Portal.

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Environmental Planning Instruments

EPI is the collective name for Local Environmental Plans (LEPs), State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs), and Regional Environmental Plans (REPs).

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Ministerial Orders

A Ministerial Order is a decision made by a Minister. The Planning and Environmental Ministerial Orders are available on the Planning Portal.

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Other Documents

'Documents' is the collective name for all items published on the Planning Portal not categorised as EPIs, regulations, acts, development control plans, contribution plans, maps or Ministerial Orders.

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