State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007
20B General requirements for complying development
(1) This clause applies to any development that this Policy provides is complying development.(2) To be complying development, the development must—(a) not be exempt development under this Policy, and(b) be permissible, with consent, under an environmental planning instrument applying to the land on which the development is carried out, andNote.Accordingly, development that is permitted to be carried out without consent is not complying development.(c) meet the relevant provisions of the Building Code of Australia, and(c1) must be carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Blue Book, and(d) before the complying development certificate is issued, have written consent from the relevant roads authority, if required by the Roads Act 1993—(i) for each opening of a public road required by the development, and(ii) to operate or store machinery, materials or waste required by the development on a road or footpath reserve, and(e) if it is the alteration or erection of improvements on land in a mine subsidence district within the meaning of the Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961, have the prior approval of the Mine Subsidence Board, andNote.Information about mine subsidence is information that is a prescribed matter for the purpose of a planning certificate under section 10.7(2) of the Act.(f) not involve the removal or pruning of a tree or other vegetation that requires a permit or development consent for removal or pruning, unless that removal or pruning is undertaken in accordance with a permit or development consent, andNote.A permit for the removal or pruning of a tree or other vegetation may be granted under a local environmental plan. A development consent for the removal of native vegetation may be granted under the Native Vegetation Act 2003.(g) not be carried out within 1m of any public sewer, if the development comprises the erection of a building, except with the written approval of the authority that has management or control of that sewer, and(h) not involve the removal of asbestos, unless that removal is undertaken in accordance with Working with Asbestos: Guide 2008 (ISBN 0 7310 5159 9) published by the WorkCover Authority.