The Explanation of Intended Effect (EIE) for the proposed Housekeeping Amendment to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (Codes SEPP) was on exhibition from 20 June 2018 until 18 July 2018.
We’re continuously monitoring the Codes SEPP to ensure it is effectively reducing red tape, costs and delays for low impact exempt and complying development.
Exempt development allows for minor and low-impact building works or home renovations to be carried out without needing planning or building approval. Complying development is a fast-track approval for straightforward development that complies with the development standards in the Codes SEPP and includes new homes, home renovations, new industrial buildings and changes to shops and commercial buildings.
The proposed housekeeping amendment to the Codes SEPP will simplify and improve the policy, clarify definitions and standards, and address other minor technical matters raised by stakeholders.
The proposed amendments include:
For further detail and information about the proposed changes, please see the EIE and FAQs.
The amendment will make it easier for homeowners and businesses to use the Codes SEPP, saving them time and money.
Engagement is now closed and feedback is being considered.
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Page last updated: 19/07/2018