State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007
Current version for 26 June 2020 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 03:01)
Part 2 Division 1 Clause 15
15   Consultation with councils—development with impacts on flood liable land
(1)  In this clause, flood liable land means land that is susceptible to flooding by the probable maximum flood event, identified in accordance with the principles set out in the manual entitled Floodplain Development Manual: the management of flood liable land published by the New South Wales Government and as in force from time to time.
(2)  A public authority, or a person acting on behalf of a public authority, must not carry out, on flood liable land, development that this Policy provides may be carried out without consent and that will change flood patterns other than to a minor extent unless the authority or person has—
(a)  given written notice of the intention to carry out the development (together with a scope of works) to the council for the area in which the land is located, and
(b)  taken into consideration any response to the notice that is received from the council within 21 days after the notice is given.