Australia

Ison v. Richmond Valley Council (New South Wales Land and Environment Court, 2012)

Jurisdiction: Australia


Side A: Ison (Individual)


Side B: Richmond Valley Council (Government)


Core objectives: To challenge rejection of planning permit


Summary
Applicant appealed the refusal of a planning permit for a development project. The Australian state court dismissed the appeal reasoning that the proposed development would not be consistent with the Richmond Valley Local Environmental Plan 2012 because it would not ensure adequate safety from flood risks. In accordance with the plan, flood levels were determined taking into account the effects of climate change.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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