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Cessnock Local Environmental Plan 2011
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 06:51)
Land Use Table Zone R5
Zone R5   Large Lot Residential
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide residential housing in a rural setting while preserving, and minimising impacts on, environmentally sensitive locations and scenic quality.
  To ensure that large residential lots do not hinder the proper and orderly development of urban areas in the future.
  To ensure that development in the area does not unreasonably increase the demand for public services or public facilities.
  To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.
2   Permitted without consent
Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Dwelling houses; Extensive agriculture; Horticulture; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Pond-based aquaculture; Roads; Sewerage systems; Tank-based aquaculture; Water supply systems; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Attached dwellings; Boarding houses; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Car parks; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Commercial premises; Crematoria; Depots; Eco-tourist facilities; Electricity generating works; Entertainment facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Freight transport facilities; Function centres; Group homes; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home occupations (sex services); Industrial retail outlets; Industrial training facilities; Industries; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Mortuaries; Multi dwelling housing; Open cut mining; Passenger transport facilities; Public administration buildings; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Rural workers’ dwellings; Semi-detached dwellings; Seniors housing; Service stations; Sex services premises; Shop top housing; Storage premises; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Transport depots; Truck depots; Vehicle body repair workshops; Vehicle repair stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Waste or resource management facilities; Water recreation structures; Wharf or boating facilities; Wholesale supplies