Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013
Current version for 10 July 2020 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 03:26)
Part 1 Clause 1.2
1.2   Aims of Plan
(1)  This Plan aims to make local environmental planning provisions for land in Yass Valley in accordance with the relevant standard environmental planning instrument under section 3.20 of the Act.
(2)  The particular aims of this Plan are as follows—
(a)  to establish planning controls that promote sustainable development,
(b)  to protect high quality agricultural land and encourage emerging agricultural industries,
(c)  to encourage housing diversity,
(d)  to promote employment-generating tourism,
(e)  to provide for commercial and industrial development,
(f)  to encourage the establishment of retail and professional services in urban locations,
(g)  to protect and enhance the character of each of the villages in Yass Valley,
(h)  to enhance service provision in each of the villages in Yass Valley,
(i)  to protect and conserve the cultural heritage and history of Yass Valley,
(j)  to protect and enhance the environmental and biodiversity values of Yass Valley,
(k)  to minimise land use conflicts.