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An issue which often arises in interpreting development consents concerns is what, if any, “other” documentation might be considered when construing a consent.
Financial contributions are part of the infrastructure development process. When infrastructure changes are identified, the State or Local Government prepares plans of the contributions expected towards the costs of the infrastructure. The amount of the contribution forms part of the conditions of approval for a development. Their purpose is to ensure that developers and businesses are paying a share towards the infrastructure needed to support, for example, for new homes. The contributions system operates under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.