Sutherland Shire’s exceptional natural environment is a haven for humans and biodiversity. Ranging from native bushland to stunning coastal environments, the Shire is home to endangered ecological communities, threatened species, Ramsar-listed wetlands, National Parks and so much more. Maintaining a healthy balance between biodiversity and built environments is vitally important.
If you are planning a development or clearing land, there are a number of environmental factors which may be applicable to your project. The links below provide a helpful guide to environmental considerations and information which may apply to your development application or planning proposal.
Acid Sulfate Soils
Air Quality & Controlling Construction Pollution
Bushfire Prone Land
Bushfire Prone Land Certificate
Foreshore Building Line
Flood Prone Land
Greywater Reuse Systems
Local Environmental Plan (LEP)
Water and Sediment Control on Construction Sites