Consent to Develop Coastal Protection Works (Long-term) - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this consent if you are a land owner and you intend to carry out long-term development relating to coastal protection works.

Coastal protection works aim to reduce the impact of coastal hazards on land adjacent to tidal waters and includes seawalls, groynes revetments and beach nourishment.

Please be aware that when your local Council has a coastal zone management plan in place you should contact them before submitting an application. If no plan is in place, then you should contact the State Agency.

If you intend to reduce the impacts of coastal erosion on your property during small storm events, then you should apply for a Temporary Coastal Protection Works Approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
Office of Environment and Heritage
Regional Operations

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, NSW Coastal Panel
Department of Planning and Environment
Office of Environment and Heritage
Regional Operations


Mailing address:
PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232

Phone:

13 15 55

Phone:

02 9995 5555

Fax:

02 9995 5939
coastal.panel@environment.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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