Public Exhibition of Draft Planning Proposal General Amendments to the Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012

Council is exhibiting a planning proposal (LEP003/15) affecting certain land within the Hawkesbury Local Government Area.

The proposed amendments are generally procedural (housekeeping) as it relates to matters such as updating general wording and referencing; amending the Local Environmental Plan (LEP) due to provisions of State Planning Policies; changes to minimum lot size provisions; site specific rezoning and land classifications; and correcting some minor drafting and mapping errors.

The proposed amendments also include the addition of certain land uses as permissible development in the RU1 Primary Production, RU2 Rural Landscape, RU4 Primary Production Small Lots, RU5 Village, R1 General Residential, R2 Low Density Residential, R3 Medium Density Residential, R5 Large Lot Residential and E3 Environmental Management & E4 Environmental Living zones.

Land Affected: Certain land within the Hawkesbury local government area as detailed in the Planning Proposal.

The Draft General Amendments to the Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 (LEP003/15) is on exhibition until Friday, 22 May 2020.

The Minister for Planning has not delegated the making of the Local Environmental Plan to Council.

A copy of the Draft General Amendments to the Hawkesbury LEP 2012 (LEP003/15) and supporting information can be viewed on Council’s community engagement hub at Your Hawkesbury Your Say www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Friday, 22 May 2020.

If you would like to make a submission, please quote Reference: Draft General Amendments to the Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 (LEP003/15). Submissions may be made in writing, addressed to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756, by fax to (02) 4587 7740 or by email to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or by completing an online submission via Your Hawkesbury Your Say up to close of business on Friday, 22 May 2020.

Council will consider all submissions received at a subsequent Council Meeting. Please quote Reference: Draft General Amendments to the Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 (LEP003/15).

Should you have any enquiries with respect to this matter, please contact Andrew Kearns, Manager Strategic Planning or Sunehla Bala, Strategic Land Use Planning Coordinator on (02) 4560 4544 or email enquiries to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au and, as above, please quote Reference: Draft General Amendments to the Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 (LEP003/15).

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