Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013
4.1 Minimum subdivision lot size
(1) The objectives of this clause are as follows—(a) to minimise the likely impact of subdivision on the amenity of neighbouring properties,(b) to ensure that lot sizes and dimensions have appropriate regard to the characteristics of the land, the rural environment, the protection of biodiversity, significant geological and natural resources, the heritage and the built form of Yass Valley,(c) to ensure that subdivision reflects and reinforces the predominant subdivision patterns of neighbouring properties and surrounds,(d) to maintain the character of Yass Valley,(e) to ensure subdivision occurs in a planned and sustainable way,(f) to ensure subdivision does not create unreasonable or uneconomic demands for the provision or extension of services,(g) to prevent the subdivision of land on the fringe of urban areas into small lots that may negatively influence the layout of future urban areas.(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.