Land and Environment Court

​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the website of the NSW Land and Environment Court.

The Land and Environment Court hears environmental, development, building and planning disputes. Read more.

Latest News

2 August 2017: Volume 3 Issue 2 of the Court's Judicial Newsletter is available here.

1 August 2017Access subpoenaed items from the Online Registry Website: Legal practitioners can now download subpoenaed items directly from the Online Registry Website, once producers have uploaded documents online and subject to access orders being granted. Read more.

Recent New​s​

  • 30 June 2017: From 1 July 2017, new fees apply.
  • 14 June 2017: The Chief Judge is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sarah Bish as a Commissioner of the Court from 28 June 2017. Read more.
  • 15 May 2017: The Chief Judge is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sarah Froh as Registrar and Director of the Court from 24 July 2017. Read More
  • 28 April 2017: ​The time for the submission of comments on proposed changes to the Class 3 Compensation Claims Practice Note has been extended to 22 May 2017. Click he​re for the ​consultation questions.
  • 30 March 2017: The Court is conducting a review of the Class 3 Compensation Claims Practice Note. Justice Moore, the LVC List Judge, is seeking comments on a range of questions by the end of April to inform this review. Click here for the list of consultation questions.
  • 28 March 2017:​ The Tree Disputes Student Helpdesk, a free service provided by University Students to provide procedural assistance to parties ​in tree dispute matters, is continuing throughout 2017. Read More.
  • 24 March 2017: Housing NSW's medium sales figures for the September quarter 2016 are now available.  Metro  Rural
  • 22 March 2017The Chief Judge has  issued new practice notes for Class 1 Development Appeals, and Class 1, 2 and 3 Miscellaneous Appeals​, and repealed the two practice notes by the same name made on 30 April 2007. The Conciliation Conference Policy​ has also been updated. Read ​more.
  • 17 March 2017: The Court's website has been updated to provide information on its jurisdiction under the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015. Read about this jurisdiction​ and view the information on how to commence and carry on Class 2 and 3 Strata Scheme Development proceedings. 
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