Cessnock Local Environmental Plan 2011
Current version for 17 April 2020 to date (accessed 11 July 2020 at 22:10)
Land Use Table Zone RU4
Zone RU4   Primary Production Small Lots
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable sustainable primary industry and other compatible land uses.
  To encourage and promote diversity and employment opportunities in relation to primary industry enterprises, particularly those that require smaller lots or that are more intensive in nature.
  To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.
  To maintain prime viticultural land and enhance the economic and ecological sustainability of the vineyards district.
  To encourage appropriate tourist development (including tourist-related retail) that is consistent with the rural and viticultural character of the vineyards district.
  To enable the continued rural use of land that is complementary to the viticultural character of the land.
2   Permitted without consent
Extensive agriculture; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Agricultural produce industries; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Cellar door premises; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Dwelling houses; Environmental facilities; Environmental protection works; Farm buildings; Function centres; Home businesses; Home industries; Information and education facilities; Intensive plant agriculture; Neighbourhood shops; Plant nurseries; Respite day care centres; Restaurants or cafes; Roads; Roadside stalls; Rural supplies; Rural workers’ dwellings; Secondary dwellings; Signage; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Waste or resource management facilities
4   Prohibited
Hotel or motel accommodation; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3