Most of the changes will commence on 1 March, although a number of changes will first undergo further consultation and be introduced over time.
Certifiers should refer to clause 18 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment (Savings, Transitional and Other Provisions) Regulation 2017, which specifies the commencement date of the new provisions for certification.
Other resources for certifiers:
- Guide to the updated Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
- Quick reference guide: old vs new sections of the EP&A Act
Contact the Department of Planning and Environment if you require more information about the new legislation.