Development Control Practice Notes
Policy Note - Complying Development on Grasslands
This Policy Note clarifies the application of provisions in the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Codes) 2008 (Codes SEPP) that address access to developments through grasslands within the context of Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2019 (PBP-2019) and the intent of the Codes SEPP.
Practice Note 1/07 - Submission Requirements
This note provides advice to those involved with the development application process with information on the submission requirements supporting alternative solutions for Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006.
Practice Note 1/11 - Telecommunications Towers in Bush Fire Prone Areas
Telecommunications Towers in Bush Fire Prone Areas are critical infrastructure for fire fighting communications and for providing warnings, information and communication channels for people in bush fire prone areas during bush fire emergencies.
Practice Note 1/12 - Establishment of Easements for the Purpose of APZs
This Practice Note provides direction on the establishment of easements for the creation and maintenance of Asset Protection Zones identified as a requirement during the development assessment process.
Practice Note 3/12 - Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) and Complying Development Certificate (CDC) Checklist
This Practice Note provides a checklist of minimum requirements the NSW RFS recommends for a BAL certificate and CDC under the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008.
Practice Note 4/12 - ‘In principle’ Masterplan Agreements in Bush Fire Prone Land
This Practice Note is designed to provide best practice guidelines for 'in principle' agreements by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) for masterplans within bush fire prone areas.
Practice Note 5/12 - Reuse of Rezoning Reports on Bush Fire Prone Land
This Practice Note provides guidance on when bush fire assessments prepared as part of a rezoning in a bush fire prone area can be used for subsequent development applications submitted to the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS).