Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...

Notified consents and hearings

Council will decide whether or not to "notify" your application - to make it public and invite feedback - based on the relevant rules, the activity classification, and the scale and effects of the activity.

There are three "tracks" your consent can follow. The three paths are:

1. Non-notified No members of the public are involved and / or you have got the written approval of all the affected persons. Sometimes a non-notified consent is fast-tracked, if it meets several criteria. Most of our consents are non-notified.
2. Limited notification Only persons who we identify as affected can submit on your proposal.
3. Publicly notified Your proposal is advertised and anyone can make a submission.

 

What happens when an application is "notified"?

Publicly notified consents
Limited notification consents
When does a notified consent have a hearing?
Direct referral to the Environment Court

If there is a hearing, how will it work?

What happens before the hearing?
What happens at the hearing?
What happens after the hearing?
Advice for anyone appearing at a hearing

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