(cf clause 47(4)-(6) of EP[#38]A Regulation 1994)
(1) An applicant may withdraw a development application at any time prior to its determination by lodging notice of the withdrawal of the application on the NSW planning portal.
(2) An application that is withdrawn is taken for the purposes of the Act (Schedule 1 to the Act and clause 90(3) of this Regulation excepted) never to have been made.
(3) The consent authority may (but is not required to) refund to the applicant the whole or any part of any application fee paid in connection with an application that has been withdrawn.
(4) Immediately after the withdrawal of a development application for--(a) development for which the concurrence of a concurrence authority is required, or(b) integrated development,the consent authority must notify each relevant concurrence authority or approval body of the withdrawal by means of the NSW planning portal.