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Planning and Environment Updates
Planning and Environment Updates
21 November 2018
Conditions of subdivision approval requiring reserved land to be ceded free of cost – can they be challenged?
Planning and Environment Updates
25 October 2018
Structure plans and compensation for injurious affection – liability for local governments
Planning and Environment Updates
19 September 2018
Free (super)market economics – the SAT rules in favour of retail competition
Planning and Environment Updates
28 August 2018
The power of SAT in the extension of Building Permits
Planning and Environment Updates
01 August 2018
The importance of using appropriately qualified and experienced experts on appeal
Planning and Environment Updates
21 June 2018
SAT strikes out condition purporting to require a monetary contribution
Planning and Environment Updates
11 June 2018
Accrued Rights in SAT proceedings – Puma case confirmed
Planning and Environment Updates
26 April 2018
When rejected settlement offers operate against a claimant in the State Administrative Tribunal
Planning and Environment Updates
21 March 2018
The sky is the limit – the Court of Appeal rules in favour of unlimited building height
Planning and Environment Updates
01 March 2018
Update on ability to recycle construction and demolition waste
Planning and Environment Updates
28 February 2018
Access to roads under the control of Main Roads WA
Planning and Environment Updates
07 November 2017
The SAT rules on extending development approvals in a Development Assessment Panels context
Planning and Environment Updates
26 October 2017
An important “notification” in relation to development approvals
Planning and Environment Updates
28 September 2017
The weight to be applied to the R-Codes under the Deemed Provisions
Planning and Environment Updates
03 August 2017
Costs can be awarded in SAT
Planning and Environment Updates
19 July 2017
Has the SAT limited the opportunities for appealing conditions of subdivision approval?
Planning and Environment Updates
30 June 2017
Limitations of powers of Contaminated Sites Committee
Planning and Environment Updates
29 May 2017
The definition of waste confirmed
Planning and Environment Updates
20 April 2017
Supreme Court Cases on Planning Offences
Planning and Environment Updates
03 April 2017
Can a structure plan reserve land?
Planning and Environment Updates
08 February 2017
Majority of High Court finds against Western Australian landowners in compensation case
Planning and Environment Updates
24 January 2017
Roe 9 – is the government allowed to build a tunnel under my property?
Planning and Environment Updates
12 December 2016
Clarification of the Temwood Principle
Planning and Environment Updates
08 November 2016
Potential Changes to the Residential Design Codes
Planning and Environment Updates
08 November 2016
Revision of Developer Contribution Requirements – Draft State Planning Policy 3.6
Planning and Environment Updates
06 October 2016
Potential new legislation governing heritage listed land in Western Australia
Planning and Environment Updates
06 October 2016
Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2015 (WA) becomes law
Planning and Environment Updates
06 October 2016
Banksia Woodlands - their impact on developments since becoming an ‘endangered ecological community’
Planning and Environment Updates
13 September 2016
Does a claim for compensation for injurious affection arise under a local structure plan?
Planning and Environment Updates
13 September 2016
Major compensation claim goes to High Court
Planning and Environment Updates
12 September 2016
Establishing “standing” is no longer a legal prerequisite to quashing a governmental decision in the Supreme Court
Planning and Environment Updates
03 August 2016
The Roe 8 appeal – what does it all mean for the validity of environmental and planning approvals?
Planning and Environment Updates
05 July 2016
Clearing conditions of subdivision approval in stages
Planning and Environment Updates
24 May 2016
Reviewing the Environmental Protection Authority
Planning and Environment Updates
24 May 2016
Newsflash: Changes to SAT procedure
Planning and Environment Updates
02 May 2016
Update: Nambeelup’s new Industrial Area District Structure Plan has been released!
Planning and Environment Updates
02 May 2016
Call for submissions on the East Wanneroo Structure Plan
Planning and Environment Updates
02 May 2016
Puma Energy Australia and City of Cockburn [2016] WASAT 36
Planning and Environment Updates
13 April 2016
Q&A for Court of Appeal decision in Southregal and Leith (Western Australian Planning Commission v Southregal Pty Ltd and others)
Planning and Environment Updates
17 March 2016
Clean fill deposited on a development site creates potential liability to pay the Landfill Levy
Planning and Environment Updates
24 February 2016
Unsolicited bids guideline released
Planning and Environment Updates
22 January 2016
Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million
Planning and Environment Updates
21 January 2016
Supreme Court clarifies the availability of judicial review
Planning and Environment Updates
29 October 2015
Newsflash! Every local planning scheme in WA amended
Planning and Environment Updates
30 September 2015
Structure Plans in Limbo – New Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015
Planning and Environment Updates
25 August 2015
Application of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972
Planning and Environment Updates
24 June 2015
The exercise of discretion
Planning and Environment Updates
28 May 2015
Planning for a population of 3.5 million
Planning and Environment Updates
29 April 2015
Planning prosecutions - clarifying the time limit on commencing prosecution
Planning and Environment Updates
17 March 2015
Review of the Contaminated Sites Act 2003
Planning and Environment Updates
28 January 2015
Recent developments
Planning and Environment Updates
09 January 2015
Court affirms owners' rights to claim compensation over reserved land
Planning and Environment Updates
26 November 2014
Overhaul of the planning system – proposed new draft Regulations
Planning and Environment Updates
31 October 2014
Seriously entertained planning proposals
Planning and Environment Updates
24 September 2014
Drinking and DA’s don’t always mix!
Planning and Environment Updates
27 August 2014
Carbone Tax – Is a developer contribution a tax or a financial impost?
Planning and Environment Updates
07 August 2014
Land compensation law in relation to subsequent owners
Planning and Environment Updates
25 June 2014
State Planning Strategy 2050
Planning and Environment Updates
25 June 2014
Restructure at the State Administrative Tribunal
Planning and Environment Updates
29 May 2014
“Adjoining land” in the Land Administration Act 1997 (WA)
Planning and Environment Updates
14 May 2014
Match Group: subject to Macri-analysis
Planning and Environment Updates
02 May 2014
Major Changes - Planning for Bushfire Risk Management
Planning and Environment Updates
30 April 2014
Proposed amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and the Wildlife Conservation Act 1950
Planning and Environment Updates
30 April 2014
WAPC - Peel Region Scheme – Boating Facilities Policy
Planning and Environment Updates
30 April 2014
Swan Coastal Plain South – Draft Management Plan 2014
Planning and Environment Updates
26 March 2014
Game, SAT and Match
Planning and Environment Updates
26 February 2014
A legal solution to the future of outdoor music festivals in WA?
Planning and Environment Updates
29 January 2014
Changes announced to the Environmental Protection (Clearing of Native Vegetation) Regulations 2004
Planning and Environment Updates
20 November 2013
Resolving strata title issues in the State Administrative Tribunal
Planning and Environment Updates
18 October 2013
Planning provisions for affordable housing
Planning and Environment Updates
23 September 2013
Planning makes it happen: phase two
Planning and Environment Updates
27 August 2013
Local government amalgamations – opportunity for development?
Planning and Environment Updates
20 August 2013
James Price Point decision – EPA approvals process runs out of gas
Planning and Environment Updates
29 July 2013
Environmental prosecutions: guidance on expert evidence from the Kyluk decision
Planning and Environment Updates
20 June 2013
DEC – changes to machinery of government
Planning and Environment Updates
20 June 2013
R-Codes update
Planning and Environment Updates
22 May 2013
Local government role in SAT proceedings involving DAPs
Planning and Environment Updates
22 May 2013
Activity Centres and out of centre development
Planning and Environment Updates
24 April 2013
Strategic assessment under the EPBC Act
Planning and Environment Updates
26 March 2013
Cabinet re-shuffle
Planning and Environment Updates
26 March 2013
Happy days are here again – bringing back the Fonz
Planning and Environment Updates
06 March 2013
The status of coastal planning in Western Australia
Planning and Environment Updates
06 March 2013
Environmental Protection Authority approves first “derived proposal” under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA)
Planning and Environment Updates
22 November 2012
Carnaby’s Cockatoo Recovery Plan
Planning and Environment Updates
25 September 2012
WAPC Structure Plan Preparation Guidelines
Planning and Environment Updates
24 September 2012
WAPC Basic Raw Materials, Demand and Supply Study for the Bunbury-Busselton Region
Planning and Environment Updates
17 August 2012
Proposed Commonwealth Marine Reserves Network
Planning and Environment Updates
15 August 2012
Government Sewerage Policy – consultation draft
Planning and Environment Updates
03 April 2012
The Building Act
Planning and Environment Updates
23 March 2012
The Clean Technology Investment Program – why being environmentally friendly is now financially friendly
Planning and Environment Updates
20 March 2012
LA News Autumn Edition 2012
Planning and Environment Updates
23 February 2012
Contaminated sites - should I report?
Planning and Environment Updates
23 December 2011
Contaminated land - risk to lenders?
Planning and Environment Updates
21 December 2011
LA News Summer Edition 2011/2012
Planning and Environment Updates
23 November 2011
New WA Environmental Offsets Policy
Planning and Environment Updates
04 November 2011
Carbon Tax – implications for the property industry
Planning and Environment Updates
22 September 2011
Introduction of strategic assessment of West Australia’s Perth and Peel regions
Planning and Environment Updates
13 September 2011
LA News Spring Edition 2011
Planning and Environment Updates
27 July 2011
New mine closure plan guidelines – effective 1 July 2011
Planning and Environment Updates
20 July 2011
Cockatoo Guidelines released for public comment
Planning and Environment Updates
16 June 2011
Petrol stations, property development and hidden liabilities
Planning and Environment Updates
10 June 2011
LA News Winter Edition 2011
Planning and Environment Updates
23 May 2011
Incorporating domestic wind turbines into residential development
Planning and Environment Updates
22 April 2011
Transferring responsibility to remediate a contaminated site
Planning and Environment Updates
26 March 2011
Environmental Impact Assessment - is it necessary?
Planning and Environment Updates
14 March 2011
La News Autumn Edition 2011
Planning and Environment Updates
18 February 2011
Mining - to clear or not to clear, that is the question?
Planning and Environment Updates
22 December 2010
LA News Summer Edition 2010/2011
Planning and Environment Updates
24 November 2010
Latest developments - Review of Environmental Impact Assessment process
Planning and Environment Updates
15 October 2010
Mining Environmental Bonds Review
Planning and Environment Updates
30 September 2010
LA News Spring Edition 2010
Planning and Environment Updates
17 September 2010
Health Risk Assessment Guidelines
Planning and Environment Updates
20 August 2010
The Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Bill amendments
Planning and Environment Updates
16 July 2010
Protect yourself - legal professional privilege and the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Planning and Environment Updates
28 June 2010
LA News Winter Edition 2010
Planning and Environment Updates
18 June 2010
Western Australia's Water Reform - South West regional water plan
Planning and Environment Updates
21 May 2010
Federal environment reform
Planning and Environment Updates
16 April 2010
Carbon capture and storage - committing to EPA conditions
Planning and Environment Updates
29 March 2010
LA News Autumn Edition 2010
Planning and Environment Updates
19 March 2010
Water Reform Update
Planning and Environment Updates
19 February 2010
Climate change - post Copenhagen
Planning and Environment Updates
30 November 2009
LA News Summer Edition 2009
Planning and Environment Updates
28 November 2009
A review of the environmental approval processes in Western Australia
Planning and Environment Updates
21 September 2009
LA News Spring Edition 2009
Planning and Environment Updates
18 September 2009
Legal Professional Privilege – A Valuable Asset
Planning and Environment Updates
07 August 2009
LA News Winter Edition 2009
Planning and Environment Updates
07 July 2009
Should I report?
Planning and Environment Updates
01 May 2009
La News Autumn Edition 2009