Kempsey Development Control Plan 2013

Procedure 1.1.3 Updated 10 January 2017

Chapter C1: Residential Development - Urban Areas

1 - Introduction

1.1 Scope of this Chapter

This Chapter applies to:

  1. The urban areas of Kempsey Shire, focussing on land included in the following zones under Kempsey Local Environmental Plan 2013.
    • R1 - General Residential;
    • R3 - Medium Density Residential;
    • B2 - Local Centre; and
    • RU5 - Village Zone.
  2. In particular, this Chapter applies to all proposals for:
    • medium density development, (referred to as attached dwellings, dual occupancies, multiple dwellings, residential flat buildings, secondary dwellings and semi-detached dwellings);
    • new dwelling houses, group homes, boarding houses and shop top housing; and
    • subdivision
  3. Non-residential development within the above-mentioned residential zones. Where non-residential development adjoins residential development, relevant controls with respect to setbacks, overshadowing and other amenity considerations will be applied as required.

This Chapter does not apply to:

  1. Residential development in Zone B2 - Local Centre, with respect to:
    • Density;
    • Setbacks; and
    • Landscaping.

Additional special provisions have been included for South West Rocks and Crescent Head.

1.2 Relationship to Other Chapters of this DCP

The provisions of this Chapter override the provisions of any Chapter within Part B of this DCP and any other Chapter within Part C, to the extent of any inconsistency.

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