Hawkesbury City Councils Planning Rules
Go to our Planning Policies page for a list of plans and policies applicable to the Hawkesbury Local Government Area. Some key planning policies that should be considered when planning to build are listed below.
Local Environmental Plan
For more information on Local Environmental Plans and the legislative framework for development controls, see Planning Rules.
Development Control Plans
Hawkesbury Development Control Plan
Hawkesbury Development Control Plan (DCP) 2002 provides a guideline for a range of development types and issues in the Hawkesbury local government area and Appendix E Civil Works Specification stipulates the standard to which development and infrastructure related works must comply with. To view the Hawkesbury DCP 2002 see Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002.
Pitt Town Development Area
Part E: Chapter 4 of the Hawkesbury DCP 2002 provides development controls specifically for the Pitt Town area. The following policy and strategy are to be read in conjunction with Part E, Chapter 4 of the Hawkesbury DCP 2002.
Vineyard Precinct (Stage 1) Development Control Plan (DCP)
The Vineyard Precinct (Stage 1) DCP is the Hawkesbury City Council Growth Centres Precinct Development Control Plan for first stage of development within the Vineyard Precinct of the North West Growth Centre . This DCP applies to all development within land identified as Stage 1 of the Vineyard Precinct. To view the Vineyard Precinct DCP, see Vineyard Precinct (Stage 1) Development Control Plan (DCP) 2017 - (pdf 6.8MB)
To see a full list of contribution plans see Development Contributions. These contribution plans outline development which will require a contribution to be made to Council. In particular, Council’s Section 7.12 (previously 94A) Contributions Plan 2015, should be reviewed when preparing a development application.
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