There is a juxtaposition between DCP’s and the SEPP Exempt and Complying. The DCP is at the Local Government level, and is in its hierarchy below the State level SEPP. They are separate processes but can be used in conjunction with each other.
There are changes to the EP & A Act which are now considered ‘certain and imminent’. There are no more changes to be made and, in essence, the royal ascent is all that is needed. These changes always have a flow on effect and can change immediately what may and may not be undertaken.