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HERITAGE ACT 1977 - SECT 170B
Referral to panel of submissions relating to items of local heritage significance
(1) This section applies if a submission is made under Part 3 of the
Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 objecting to the
identification of an item as an item of heritage significance (however
described) in a proposed local environmental plan.
(2) A council that is the
relevant planning authority under that Act for the proposed local
environmental plan may (but need not) refer the submission, or any matter
related to the submission, to a panel constituted by the council under section
23I of that Act for assessment by the panel under that Act.
(3) Nothing in
this section affects the operation of Part 3 of the
Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 with respect to issues raised
in a submission or limits any matter that may be referred to a panel under
that Act by a council.
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