Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013
4.2A Exceptions to minimum lot sizes for certain rural subdivisions
(1) The objective of this clause is to enable the subdivision of land in rural areas to create lots of an appropriate size to meet the needs of current permissible uses other than for the purpose of dwelling houses or dual occupancies.(2) This clause applies to land in the following zones—(a) Zone RU1 Primary Production,(b) Zone RU2 Rural Landscape,(c) Zone RU4 Primary Production Small Lots.(3) Land to which this clause applies may, with development consent, be subdivided to create a lot of a size that is less than the minimum size shown on the Lot Size Map in relation to that land if the consent authority is satisfied that the use of the land after the subdivision will be the same use (other than a dwelling house or a dual occupancy) permitted under an existing development consent for the land.(4) Development consent must not be granted for the subdivision of land to which this clause applies unless the consent authority is satisfied that—(a) the subdivision will not adversely affect the use of the surrounding land for agriculture, and(b) the subdivision is necessary for the ongoing operation of the permissible use, and(c) the subdivision will not increase rural land use conflict in the locality, and(d) the subdivision is appropriate having regard to the natural and physical constraints affecting the land.