Development applications are assessed with regard to Section 79C of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
This includes matters such as:
- The provisions of any relevant planning instruments or Council guidelines (Development Control Plans)
- The likely environmental, social or economic impacts of the development in the locality
- The suitability of the site for the development
- Any submissions made in response to public notification of the development
- The public interest.
Click here to view Section 79C of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.