Kempsey Development Control Plan 2013

Procedure 1.1.3 Updated 10 January 2017

Chapter B9: Landscaping

1 - Introduction

1.1 Scope of this Chapter

This Chapter is applicable to the following types of development within the Kempsey Local Government Area:

  • industrial development;
  • commercial development (where the placement of landscaping is possible);
  • tourist development;
  • multi‚Äźdwelling housing;
  • residential flat building developments (i.e. three or more dwelling units);
  • subdivision, particularly those involving the opening of a new road; and
  • any development adjacent to or impacting on public recreation areas.

Note - Council will exercise discretion in relation to whether a landscape plan is required or not.

1.2 Relationship to Other Chapters of this DCP

The provisions contained in Chapters included in Parts C, D, E and F of this DCP override the provisions of this Chapter to the extent of any inconsistency.

Chapters in Parts C-F of this DCP will include more detailed requirements, such as:

  • minimum landscaped area;
  • specific Master Plans or themes to be compatible with; and
  • specific height and other requirements for plantings.