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Planning Law - NSW

Planning Lawyers

From project approvals through to dispute resolution, our Planning Law Team can provide you or your company with practical, strategic and knowledgeable advice and expertise in your planning and regulatory issues.

We have a wide range of experience in acting for Statutory Authorities, Government Bodies, institutional and other owners, companies, infrastructure providers, developers and property owners and are able to assist with the following:

  • Advice on Development Consent under the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 (NSW)
  • Representation in the Land & Environment Court on merit appeals, environmental prosecution, injunctive proceedings, resumption and compensation disputes
  • Advice on prospects of success in defending and/or appealing against charges for environmental offences
  • Advice on contaminated land matters
  • Negotiating with neighbours and relevant parties in relation to property disputes, including issues regarding trees under the Trees (Disputes Between Neighbours) Act 2006 (NSW), noise, boundary issues, pollution issues, retaining walls, fencing disputes under the Dividing Fences Act 1991 (NSW), rights of access to neighbouring land and the impact of heritage laws.
  • Advice and representation in prosecutions by State Forests and National Parks & Wildlife Services
  • The preparation of social impact assessments
  • Advice on due diligence, risk assessment, director and officer liability
  • Facilitating dispute resolution procedures

For your planning law enquiries, please call 1800 994 279 or email our team today!

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