require this approval if you intend to undertake development in a mine
subsidence district. Mine subsidence districts are areas that have been
affected by mining activities. The current mine subsidence districts
in New South Wales are:
- Black Hill
- East Maitland
- Hue Hue
- Lake Macquarie
- Lake Macquarie No 1 Extension
- Lithgow South
- Louth Park
- Maitland West
- Mitchells Flat
- Patrick Plains
- South Campbelltown
- Swansea Heads
- Swansea North Entrance
- West Lake
are available on the agency website.
required to alter existing structures, erect new structures or to subdivide
land within a mine subsidence district. Planning and other approvals may also
be required. You do not need this approval if the type of work you intend to undertake is minor and would not otherwise require approval from your local council.
If you have
already started work without obtaining this approval, you can apply for a
certificate of compliance. This certificate will confirm that your work meets
all the appropriate requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.