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Department of Planning & Environment

EIA Improvement Project - 3: Scoping an Environmental Impact Statement

Guideline 3: Scoping an Environmental Impact Statement

Scoping is the initial phase of EIA during which the likely environmental, social and economic issues and impacts are identified.

This guideline will help proponents identify the key issues for assessment in the EIS by providing guidance on how to scope a project and setting out the requirements for engagement with the community and other stakeholders in the early phases of EIA.
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Key dates and other information
Exhibition Commences 05/07/2017
Exhibition Concludes 01/09/2017
Exhibition Location Haymarket Service Centre, McKell Building, Ground Floor 2-24 Rawson Place, Sydney www.planning.nsw.gov.au/proposals
Relevant Legislation Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
Exhibiting agency or agencies Department of Planning and Environment
Type Policies
Local Government Area Statewide