Conomos Legal represents clients in all classes of proceeding in the Land and Environment Court including:
Class 1 – Environmental Planning and protection appeals (development appeals).
Class 2 – Tree disputes and miscellaneous appeals.
Class 3 – Land Tenure, valuation, rating and compensation matters.
Class 4 – Environmental planning and protection and civil enforcement.
Class 5 – Environmental planning and protection summary enforcement proceedings.
Class 6 – Appeals from convictions relating to environmental offences.
Class 7 – Appeals from magistrates in respect of environmental prosecutions.
Class 8 – The mining jurisdiction of the Court.
Conomos Legal also provides advice relating to:
- All local government, planning, development and environmental issues;
- All aspects of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act;
- The preparation of development applications;
- Modification of development applications;
- The appeal of development applications and prospects of success;
- Existing use rights;
- Heritage matters;
- Threatened species matters;
- Written submissions supporting or opposing particular development applications;
- Voluntary planning agreements;
- Planning proposals and Rezoning applications;
- State Environmental Planning Policies;
- Orders issued pursuant to Section 121B;
- Permissibility of uses;
- Physical commencement;
- Lapsing of consents;
- State significant developments;
- Section 94 Plans and contributions;
- Obtaining of retrospective approvals; and
- Building certificate applications.
Conomos Legal also appears on behalf of clients in the New South Wales Supreme Court of Appeal regarding appeals from the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales.
Conomos Legal represents clients in the Local Court regarding alleged breaches of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and also regarding applications under the Access Over Neighbouring Lands Act.
Conomos Legal also provides advice and written submissions relating to development applications to come before the Joint Regional Planning Panels (JRPP), as well as applications coming before the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission. Conomos Legal also provides representation for developers at hearings held by both of those state bodies.
Clients generally engage Conomos Legal at a very early stage of the development process. Vasili and his team are often involved in group meetings with architects, planners and other experts during the formulation of the development application to be lodged with Council.