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Requesting a review
Review of the determination of a development application (s82A)
If you are unhappy with the determination of your development application (DA), you may request that Council review the determination under Section 82A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

A request for a review must be made in writing and must be made within 6 months of the date of determination. Requests to review a determination must be accompanied with the relevant fees in accordance with Council’s adopted schedule of Fees and Charges.

A s82A review of determination request cannot be made after an appeal against the determination has been made to the Land and Environment Court and the matter has been disposed of by the Court.

Review of the determination for an application to modify development consent (s96AB)
If you are unhappy with the determination of a modification of development consent application, you may request that Council review the determination under Section 96AB of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

Requests to review an application to modify development consent must be accompanied with the relevant fees in accordance with Council’s adopted schedule of Fees and Charges.

Appeals to the NSW Land and Environment Court
Part 4, Division 8 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 provides for applicants who are dissatisfied with Council's determination of a DA or application to modify development consent; to lodge an appeal with the NSW Land and Environment Court within six months after:

For DAs
  • The date on which the applicant received notice, given in accordance with the regulations, of the determination of that application or review; or
  • The date on which that application is taken to have been refused under section 82(1) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979; or

For modification of development consent applications
  • The date on which the applicant received notice, given in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, of the determination of that application or, if an application for review under section 96AB has been decided, the date on which the applicant received notice, in accordance with the regulations, of the decision; or
  • The date on which the applicant’s application is taken to have been determined in accordance with regulations made under section 82C (3), 96 (6) or 96AA (3).

For more information regarding appeal rights and information on Mandatory conciliation-arbitration, please refer to NSW Land and Environment Court.

Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290