Kempsey Development Control Plan 2013

Procedure 1.1.3 Updated 10 January 2017

Chapter E2: Dual Occupancy in Rural Areas

1 - Introduction

1.1 Scope of this Chapter

This DCP chapter applies specifically to Dual Occupancies (attached) development within the following zones:

  • RU1 - Primary Production;
  • RU2 - Rural Landscape;
  • RU4 - Primary Production Small Lots;
  • R5 - Large Lot Residential;
  • E3 - Environmental Management; and
  • E4 - Environmental Living.

Dual Occupancies (Attached) means:

2 dwellings on one allotment of land that are attached to each other, but does not include a secondary dwelling.

1.2 Relationship to Other Chapters of this DCP

The provisions of this Chapter override the provisions of any other Chapter of this DCP, to the extent of any inconsistency.

1.3 Purpose of this Chapter

In accordance with the requirements of Kempsey Local Environmental Plan 2013, Dual Occupancies are only permissible in the zones listed in Section 1.1 if they are attached.

This chapter seeks to provide clarification for determining what degree of separation between two dwelling units is possible and still be attached for the purposes of a Dual Occupancy (Attached).