Proposal Details

Proposal Lodged with DP&E

Gateway Determination issued


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LEP Decision

Title Kurri Kurri District Strategy - Consequential LEP Amendments
Summary The purpose of the District Strategy is to ensure that Kurri Kurri and Weston are well positioned to benefit from major regional infrastructure and future urban growth and infill development. The Strategy outlines several directions and actions relating to the Kurri Kurri District, including the following, which are relevant to the Planning Proposal:
 Create a compact settlement
 Minimise ‘out of centre’ commercial development
 Grow the Kurri Kurri Industrial Precinct
 Encourage housing diversity, density and affordability

A.3.5.12 Review the IN2 Light Industrial Zone Land Use Table with a view of encouraging a wider range of industrial related land uses.
A.3.6.1 Investigate planning provisions that encourage greater diversity of residential accommodation in the District.
A.3.6.3 Encourage increased density in accessible and unconstrained areas of the District.

The proposal seeks:
Amendment to the IN2 Light Industrial Zone Land Use Table
To amend the LEP 2011 by deleting the ‘T1’ lot size restrictions, sub-clause 4.1(4A)(a) and
To rectify various minor mapping anomalies

Stage Approved by Minister or Delegate
Number PP_2018_CESSN_002_00

Address: Cessnock LGA
Address: Kurri Kurri
Address: Weston 2326 Lot/Section/DP:57 to 64 /264038
Address: Weston 2326 Lot/Section/DP:85 to 96 /264038
Address: Weston 2326 Lot/Section/DP:142 /264038

Submission Stage
Date Review Commenced 25-06-2018
Relevant Planning Authority (PPA) Cessnock City Council
Local Government Area Covered Cessnock

Gateway Stage
Date of Determination 09-07-2018
Gateway Decision Proceed
Link to PPA Web Site

LEP Assessment Stage
Date returned to Department for assessment
(Planning Proposal returned to Department of Planning for assessment and drafting of LEP)

Local Environmental Plan Stage
Date of Publication 07-02-2020
Publish Decision Approved
Link to LEP Document

DPE Contact
Name James Shelton
Phone 02 4904 2713

Council Contact Detail
Name Iain Rush
Phone 02 4993 4155