Cessnock Local Environmental Plan 2011
4.1 Minimum subdivision lot size
(1) The objectives of this clause are as follows—(a) to ensure minimum lot sizes are appropriate for the zones to which they apply and for the land uses permitted in those zones,(b) to ensure minimum lot sizes reflect the outcomes of any adopted settlement strategy for Cessnock.(2) This clause applies to a subdivision of any land shown on the Lot Size Map that requires development consent and that is carried out after the commencement of this Plan.(3) The size of any lot resulting from a subdivision of land to which this clause applies is not to be less than the minimum size shown on the Lot Size Map in relation to that land.(4) This clause does not apply in relation to the subdivision of any land—(a) by the registration of a strata plan or strata plan of subdivision under the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015, or(b) by any kind of subdivision under the Community Land Development Act 1989.(4A) Despite subclause (3), a lot resulting from the subdivision of the following land must not be less than the minimum size specified below in relation to the land—(a) (Repealed)(b) if the lot is on land identified as “T2” on the Lot Size Map and the subdivision will result in the creation of lots that are not able to be serviced by a reticulated water and reticulated sewerage system—2,000 square metres,(c) if the lot is on land identified as “T3” on the Lot Size Map and the subdivision will result in the creation of lots that are not able to be serviced by a reticulated water and reticulated sewerage system—2 hectares.(4B) For the purposes of calculating the size of a lot for the purposes of this clause, if a lot is a battle-axe lot or other lot with an access handle, the lot size is to be calculated by excluding the area of the access handle.