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What is this guidance for?

This document provides guidance for planners regarding statutory timeframes for permit condition discharge and secondary consent assessments. The guidance aims to assist planners in endorsing documents, discharging planning permit conditions and assessing secondary consent requests in a timely manner.

Instructions for use

Download the guidance document at the top right of this page.

Where should the guidance document be available

The document should be stored in an easily identifiable location on council’s file management system.

Tips to get the most out of this document

For this template to be most effective at your council, councils should consider:

  • How to best share the guidance with planners to improve understanding and uptake

Assisting planners in making timely post-permit decisions will allow permit-holders to commence the approved use or development sooner.

Page last updated: 01/07/24