Repealed - State Environmental Planning Policy No 55-Remediation of Land

This is a repealed State Environmental Planning Policy and has been superseded by the State Environmental Planning Policy (Resilience and Hazards) 2021 as part of the Department's initiative to consolidate State Environmental Planning Policies to simplify and provide certainty to the planning system.

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This historical record represents Remediation of Land for State Environmental Planning Policy.

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Language English
Alternative Title SEPP No 55-Remediation of Land
Edition 1
Purpose (1) The object of this Policy is to provide for a Statewide planning approach to the remediation of contaminated land.(2) In particular, this Policy aims to promote the remediation of contaminated land for the purpose of reducing the risk of harm to human health or any other aspect of the environment:(a) by specifying when consent is required, and when it is not required, for a remediation work, and (b) by specifying certain considerations that are relevant in rezoning land and in determining development applications in general and development applications for consent to carry out a remediation work in particular, and (c) by requiring that a remediation work meet certain standards and notification requirements.
Frequency of change Not planned
Metadata Date 2018-04-04
Date of Asset Creation 1998-08-28
Date of Asset Revision 2022-12-04
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Equivalent Scale 320000
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Geospatial Topic Environment

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Temporal Coverage From 2018-03-23
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution Department of Planning and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning and Environment 2023"