Statement of Environmental Affects



What is Statement of Environmental Effects?

A Statement of Environmental Effects or SEE is a document detailing the potential environmental impact of a proposed development. The impact includes natural and built environments. A Statement of Environmental Effects must always be submitted with a Development Application as specified by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.


What does a Statement of Environmental Effects include?

In many cases, low impact development requires a simple SEE format. The larger the potential impacts are for a particular type of development application, the more rigorous the environmental assessment needs to be. In general an SEE outlines:

  • The likely Environmental impacts of the development;
  • How the environmental impacts of the development have been identified; and
  • The steps that will be taken to protect the environment or to lessen the expected harm to the environment.

Why Neilly Davies for your Statement of Environmental Effects?

Neilly Davies consulting engineers have been submitting Statement of Environmental Effects for all kinds of development applications for over 35 years. We provide an unbiased environmental assessment for your proposed development and give recommendations that lessen the environmental impact, based on cost effectiveness from our expertise as civil and environmental engineers.


If you are unsure about your Statement of Environmental Effects or would like to discuss your project in more detail, please call us on 1300 730 340.

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