State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs) deal with issues that are significant to the State and people of NSW. They are made by the Minister for Planning and take the form of legal documents that apply in different circumstances.
The SEPPs that are relevant to residential and business development in Camden LGA are:
State Environmental Planning Policy No 55 – Remediation of Land (SEPP 55) aims to provide for a State-wide planning approach to the remediation of contaminated land. In particular, SEPP 55 aims to promote the remediation of contaminated land for the purpose of reducing the risk of harm to human health or any other aspect of the environment.