Cessnock Local Environmental Plan 2011
Current version for 17 April 2020 to date (accessed 11 July 2020 at 21:58)
Part 7 Clause 7.13
7.13   Dual occupancies on land in Zone RU2
(1)  The objective of this clause is to preserve the rural character of the area.
(2)  Development consent must not be granted to development for the purpose of dual occupancies on land in Zone RU2 Rural Landscape unless the consent authority is satisfied that—
(a)  the dwellings are designed and sited to give the appearance of being a single development, and
(b)  the dwellings will use shared facilities such as a common driveway, fire breaks and essential services, and
(c)  any ancillary buildings and structures will be situated within close proximity to the dwellings, and
(d)  the dwellings are designed and sited to avoid significant adverse environmental impacts, and
(e)  the dwellings are designed and sited to avoid significant adverse impacts on the agricultural potential and capability of the land.