S. 69(1) amended by Nos 3/2013 s. 77(1), 12/2021 s. 70(1).
(1) Before the permit expires or within 6 months afterwards, the owner or the occupier of the land to which it applies, or another person with the written consent of the owner, may ask the responsible authority for an extension of time.
S. 69(1A) inserted by No. 3/2013 s. 77(2), amended by No. 12/2021 s. 70(2).
(1A) The owner or occupier of land to which a permit for a development applies, or another person with the written consent of the owner, may ask the responsible authority for an extension of time to complete the development or a stage of the development if—
(a) the request for an extension of time is made within 12 months after the permit expires; and
(b) the development or stage started lawfully before the permit expired.
S. 69(1B) inserted by No. 12/2021 s. 70(3).
(1B) A request under subsection (1) or (1A) by a person who is not the owner or occupier of the land must be accompanied by a copy of the written consent of the owner.
S. 69(2) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 61(3)(b).
(2) The responsible authority may extend the time within which the use or development or any stage of it is to be started or the development or any stage of it is to be completed or within which a plan under the Subdivision Act 1988 is to be certified.
S. 69(3) amended by No. 3/2013 s. 77(3).
(3) If the time is extended after the permit has expired the extension operates from the day the permit expired.
S. 70 substituted by No. 12/2021 s. 40.