Mar 19 – Release of Draft Development (Site Contamination) Variation Regulations 2018

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) have released the draft Development (Site Contamination) Variation Regulations 2018 and accompanying Explanatory Statement for targeted consultation.

The draft regulations are designed to ensure site contamination is considered in an appropriate way by Planning authorities, developers and other stakeholders, commensurate with the nature of the development, the potential risk and stage in the planning process. It also aims to facilitate timely and appropriate consideration of contamination issues and will encourage clarity of evaluation by planning authorities.

Submissions on the draft documents can be forwarded to epa.planning@sa.gov.au and/or DPTI.PlanningEngagement@sa.gov.au until noon on 15 May 2019.

Copies of the draft documents can be obtained by emailing Kym Pryde (Principal Advisor, EPA) at kym.pryde@epa.sa.gov.au