Technical Terms

January 10, 2022 Amir


A set of planning and construction requirements for a development that is set by local councils. It often includes energy compliance requirements that are more stringent than NCC energy compliance requirements.

When a Council determines a development application, they have 3 options available: grant an unconditional consent; refuse consent; or grant a conditional consent (s80(1) Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979). the conditions of consent are for planning purposes, related to the specific land. Conditions of consent will persist indefinitely and runs with the land; it is a valuable right to deal with land; and is an on going obligation upon the land owner.