GLOSSARY TERM  
  Development  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  Within the meaning of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) includes the use of land, subdivision of land, erection or demolition of a building or the carrying out of work on land. It is only development that is regulated by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) by way of environmental planning instrument such as a Local Environmental Plan (LEP) or a State Environmental Plan (SEPP) made under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW).