Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013
6.13 Development on certain land in Sutton in Zone R5 Large Lot Residential
(1) The objectives of this clause are as follows—(a) to ensure lot sizes have appropriate regard to the characteristics of the land, including biodiversity values,(b) to enable safe and efficient access to Sutton Village by road,(c) to manage and maintain the quality of water in the Yass River,(d) to protect the environmental values and scenic amenity and cultural heritage of the Yass River.(2) This clause applies to land in Zone R5 Large Lot Residential and shown edged green on the Lot Size Map.(3) Despite clause 4.1, development consent may be granted for the subdivision of land to which this clause applies if the consent authority is satisfied that—(a) the average area of all the lots created will be at least the minimum size shown on the Lot Size Map in relation to the land, and(b) none of the lots created will have an area of less than 5,000 square metres, and(c) none of the lots created will have an area greater than 2.5 hectares, and(d) vehicular access to and from each of the lots created will be provided by Guise Street, Sutton, and(e) in relation to land adjoining the Yass River, all land adjoining the Yass River will be retained in one lot.(4) Development consent must not be granted to development for the purpose of a dual occupancy on a lot on land to which this clause applies unless the area of the lot is at least 10,000 square metres.(5) Development consent must not be granted to development on land to which this clause applies unless the consent authority is satisfied that—(a) there are appropriate measures proposed to avoid, minimise or mitigate any likely adverse impacts of the development on the Yass River, and(b) if required, there are appropriate measures proposed to rehabilitate the riparian area of the Yass River, and(c) the development is not likely to increase water extraction from the Yass River.