Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013
Current version for 10 July 2020 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 03:32)
Land Use Table
Land Use Table
Note.
 A type of development referred to in the Land Use Table is a reference to that type of development only to the extent it is not regulated by an applicable State environmental planning policy. The following State environmental planning policies in particular may be relevant to development on land to which this Plan applies—
State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (including provision for secondary dwellings)
State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007—relating to infrastructure facilities such as those that comprise, or are for, air transport, correction, education, electricity generating works and solar energy systems, health services, ports, railways, roads, waste management and water supply systems
Zone RU1   Primary Production
1   Objectives of zone
  To encourage sustainable primary industry production by maintaining and enhancing the natural resource base.
  To encourage diversity in primary industry enterprises and systems appropriate for the area.
  To minimise the fragmentation and alienation of resource lands.
  To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.
  To protect and enhance the biodiversity of Yass Valley.
  To protect the geologically significant areas of Yass Valley.
  To maintain the rural character of Yass Valley.
  To encourage the use of rural land for agriculture and other forms of development that are associated with rural industry or that require an isolated or rural location.
  To ensure that the location, type and intensity of development is appropriate, having regard to the characteristics of the land, the rural environment and the need to protect significant natural resources, including prime crop and pasture land.
  To prevent the subdivision of land on the fringe of urban areas into small lots that may prejudice the proper layout of future urban areas.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Forestry; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Intensive plant agriculture; Water storage facilities
3   Permitted with consent
Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Community facilities; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Depots; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Environmental facilities; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Flood mitigation works; Function centres; Helipads; High technology industries; Home industries; Industrial retail outlets; Industrial training facilities; Information and education facilities; Intensive livestock agriculture; Landscaping material supplies; Markets; Open cut mining; Places of public worship; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Restaurants or cafes; Roads; Roadside stalls; Rural industries; Rural supplies; Rural workers’ dwellings; Serviced apartments; Signage; Timber yards; Transport depots; Truck depots; Turf farming; Waste or resource management facilities; Water recreation structures; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RU2   Rural Landscape
1   Objectives of zone
  To encourage sustainable primary industry production by maintaining and enhancing the natural resource base.
  To maintain the rural landscape character of the land.
  To provide for a range of compatible land uses, including extensive agriculture.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Intensive plant agriculture; Water storage facilities
3   Permitted with consent
Agricultural produce industries; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Environmental facilities; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Flood mitigation works; Forestry; Function centres; Helipads; High technology industries; Home industries; Industrial retail outlets; Information and education facilities; Mortuaries; Plant nurseries; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (outdoor); Restaurants or cafes; Roads; Roadside stalls; Rural supplies; Rural workers’ dwellings; Serviced apartments; Signage; Water recreation structures; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RU3   Forestry
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable development for forestry purposes.
  To enable other development that is compatible with forestry land uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Uses authorised under the Forestry Act 2012 or under Part 5B (Private native forestry) of the Local Land Services Act 2013
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Roads
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RU4   Primary Production Small Lots
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable sustainable primary industry and other compatible land uses.
  To encourage and promote diversity and employment opportunities in relation to primary industry enterprises, particularly those that require smaller lots or that are more intensive in nature.
  To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.
  To enable residential development if it supports viable primary production on the land.
  To ensure that the location, type and intensity of development is appropriate, having regard to the characteristics of the land, the rural environment and the need to protect significant natural resources, including ground and surface water.
  To prevent premature and sporadic subdivision of land on the fringe of urban areas into small lots that may prejudice the proper layout of these areas in the future.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Horticulture; Viticulture; Water storage facilities
3   Permitted with consent
Agricultural produce industries; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Flood mitigation works; Function centres; High technology industries; Home industries; Industrial retail outlets; Intensive plant agriculture; Markets; Plant nurseries; Recreation areas; Restaurants or cafes; Roads; Roadside stalls; Rural supplies; Signage; Truck depots; Veterinary hospitals; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RU5   Village
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for a range of land uses, services and facilities that are associated with a rural village.
  To ensure that development is compatible with village character and amenity.
  To ensure that development is provided with an adequate water supply and the disposal of sewage.
2   Permitted without consent
Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Amusement centres; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Car parks; Caravan parks; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Community facilities; Crematoria; Depots; Dwelling houses; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Environmental protection works; Exhibition villages; Function centres; Information and education facilities; Light industries; Mortuaries; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Public administration buildings; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Residential accommodation; Respite day care centres; Roads; Schools; Service stations; Signage; Storage premises; Tank-based aquaculture; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Vehicle body repair workshops; Vehicle repair stations; Veterinary hospitals; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems; Wholesale supplies
4   Prohibited
Boarding houses; Cellar door premises; Farm stay accommodation; Hostels; Landscaping material supplies; Multi dwelling housing; Pond-based aquaculture; Residential flat buildings; Roadside stalls; Rural workers’ dwellings; Timber yards; Vehicle sales or hire premises; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone R1   General Residential
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for the housing needs of the community.
  To provide for a variety of housing types and densities.
  To enable other land uses that provide facilities or services to meet the day to day needs of residents.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Attached dwellings; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Emergency services facilities; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Flood mitigation works; Group homes; Hostels; Hotel or motel accommodation; Information and education facilities; Multi dwelling housing; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Residential flat buildings; Respite day care centres; Roads; Semi-detached dwellings; Seniors housing; Serviced apartments; Shop top housing; Signage; Take away food and drink premises; Tank-based aquaculture; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Water treatment facilities; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone R2   Low Density Residential
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for the housing needs of the community within a low density residential environment.
  To enable other land uses that provide facilities or services to meet the day to day needs of residents.
  To ensure that development is provided with an adequate water supply and the disposal of sewage.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Attached dwellings; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Group homes; Home industries; Oyster aquaculture; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation areas; Respite day care centres; Roads; Signage; Tank-based aquaculture; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone R3   Medium Density Residential
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for the housing needs of the community within a medium density residential environment.
  To provide a variety of housing types within a medium density residential environment.
  To enable other land uses that provide facilities or services to meet the day to day needs of residents.
  To provide opportunities for medium density residential accommodation in locations close to shops, transport nodes, commercial services, public open space and employment opportunities.
2   Permitted without consent
Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Attached dwellings; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Dual occupancies; Emergency services facilities; Exhibition homes; Group homes; Hostels; Multi dwelling housing; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Residential flat buildings; Respite day care centres; Roads; Semi-detached dwellings; Seniors housing; Serviced apartments; Signage; Tank-based aquaculture; Water reticulation systems
4   Prohibited
Pond-based aquaculture; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
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.
  To ensure that development is provided with an adequate water supply and the disposal of sewage.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Animal boarding or training establishments; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Bee keeping; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Farm buildings; Group homes (transitional); High technology industries; Home industries; Information and education facilities; Oyster aquaculture; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation areas; Respite day care centres; Roads; Signage; Tank-based aquaculture; Truck depots; Veterinary hospitals
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone B1   Neighbourhood Centre
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide a range of small-scale retail, business and community uses that serve the needs of people who live or work in the surrounding neighbourhood.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Boarding houses; Business premises; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Medical centres; Neighbourhood shops; Neighbourhood supermarkets; Oyster aquaculture; Respite day care centres; Roads; Shop top housing; Tank-based aquaculture; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Depots; Eco-tourist facilities; Educational establishments; Electricity generating works; Emergency services facilities; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Forestry; Freight transport facilities; Function centres; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home occupations (sex services); Hospitals; Hostels; Industrial retail outlets; Industrial training facilities; Industries; Jetties; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Mortuaries; Open cut mining; Passenger transport facilities; Places of public worship; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Public administration buildings; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential accommodation; Restricted premises; Roadside stalls; Rural industries; Sewerage systems; Sex services premises; Storage premises; Timber yards; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Transport depots; Truck depots; Vehicle body repair workshops; Vehicle repair stations; Vehicle sales or hire premises; Veterinary hospitals; Warehouse or distribution centres; Waste or resource management facilities; Water recreation structures; Water treatment facilities; Wharf or boating facilities; Wholesale supplies
Zone B2   Local Centre
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide a range of retail, business, entertainment and community uses that serve the needs of people who live in, work in and visit the local area.
  To encourage employment opportunities in accessible locations.
  To maximise public transport patronage and encourage walking and cycling.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Community facilities; Educational establishments; Entertainment facilities; Function centres; Information and education facilities; Medical centres; Oyster aquaculture; Passenger transport facilities; Recreation facilities (indoor); Registered clubs; Respite day care centres; Restricted premises; Roads; Service stations; Shop top housing; Tank-based aquaculture; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Depots; Eco-tourist facilities; Electricity generating works; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Forestry; Freight transport facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home occupations (sex services); Industrial retail outlets; Industrial training facilities; Industries; Jetties; Landscaping material supplies; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Mortuaries; Open cut mining; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Research stations; Rural industries; Rural workers’ dwellings; Sewerage systems; Sex services premises; Storage premises; Transport depots; Truck depots; Vehicle body repair workshops; Veterinary hospitals; Warehouse or distribution centres; Waste or resource management facilities; Water recreation structures; Wharf or boating facilities; Wholesale supplies
Zone B5   Business Development
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable a mix of business and warehouse uses, and specialised retail premises that require a large floor area, in locations that are close to, and that support the viability of, centres.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Centre-based child care facilities; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Landscaping material supplies; Oyster aquaculture; Passenger transport facilities; Respite day care centres; Roads; Specialised retail premises; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Backpackers’ accommodation; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Correctional centres; Eco-tourist facilities; Entertainment facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Forestry; Freight transport facilities; Function centres; General industries; Health services facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Heavy industries; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home industries; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Open cut mining; Places of public worship; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential accommodation; Restricted premises; Rural industries; Sewerage systems; Sex services premises; Waste or resource management facilities; Water recreation structures; Water treatment facilities; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone B6   Enterprise Corridor
1   Objectives of zone
  To promote businesses along main roads and to encourage a mix of compatible uses.
  To provide a range of employment uses (including business, office, retail and light industrial uses).
  To maintain the economic strength of centres by limiting retailing activity.
  To provide for residential uses, but only as part of a mixed use development.
  To provide a transitional link between the Yass local centre and employment generating land to the north.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Business premises; Community facilities; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Hotel or motel accommodation; Landscaping material supplies; Light industries; Oyster aquaculture; Passenger transport facilities; Plant nurseries; Roads; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Attached dwellings; Backpackers’ accommodation; Boarding houses; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cemeteries; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Dual occupancies; Eco-tourist facilities; Electricity generating works; Entertainment facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Forestry; Freight transport facilities; General industries; Group homes; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Heavy industries; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home occupations (sex services); Hostels; Industrial training facilities; Markets; Mortuaries; Multi dwelling housing; Open cut mining; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Public administration buildings; Pubs; Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Roadside stalls; Rural industries; Rural supplies; Rural workers’ dwellings; Secondary dwellings; Semi-detached dwellings; Seniors housing; Sewerage systems; Sex services premises; Shops; Storage premises; Timber yards; Transport depots; Vehicle sales or hire premises; Waste or resource transfer stations; Wharf or boating facilities; Wholesale supplies
Zone IN1   General Industrial
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide a wide range of industrial and warehouse land uses.
  To encourage employment opportunities.
  To minimise any adverse effect of industry on other land uses.
  To support and protect industrial land for industrial uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Depots; Freight transport facilities; Garden centres; General industries; Hardware and building supplies; Industrial training facilities; Light industries; Liquid fuel depots; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Roads; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Backpackers’ accommodation; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Business premises; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Centre-based child care facilities; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Community facilities; Correctional centres; Eco-tourist facilities; Educational establishments; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Forestry; Function centres; Health services facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Heavy industries; Helipads; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Jetties; Marinas; Markets; Mooring pens; Moorings; Office premises; Open cut mining; Plant nurseries; Pond-based aquaculture; Public administration buildings; Pubs; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential accommodation; Respite day care centres; Roadside stalls; Serviced apartments; Shops; Specialised retail premises; Veterinary hospitals; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone IN2   Light Industrial
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide a wide range of light industrial, warehouse and related land uses.
  To encourage employment opportunities and to support the viability of centres.
  To minimise any adverse effect of industry on other land uses.
  To enable other land uses that provide facilities or services to meet the day to day needs of workers in the area.
  To support and protect industrial land for industrial uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Agricultural produce industries; Depots; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Industrial training facilities; Light industries; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Roads; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Biosolids treatment facilities; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Business premises; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Centre-based child care facilities; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Community facilities; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Eco-tourist facilities; Educational establishments; Emergency services facilities; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Forestry; Function centres; General industries; Health services facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Heavy industries; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Home occupations (sex services); Information and education facilities; Jetties; Marinas; Markets; Mooring pens; Moorings; Mortuaries; Office premises; Open cut mining; Passenger transport facilities; Plant nurseries; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Public administration buildings; Pubs; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential accommodation; Respite day care centres; Restaurants or cafes; Rural industries; Rural supplies; Sewage reticulation systems; Sewage treatment plants; Shops; Specialised retail premises; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Veterinary hospitals; Waste disposal facilities; Water recreation structures; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone SP1   Special Activities
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for special land uses that are not provided for in other zones.
  To provide for sites with special natural characteristics that are not provided for in other zones.
  To facilitate development that is in keeping with the special characteristics of the site or its existing or intended special use, and that minimises any adverse impacts on surrounding land.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; The purpose shown on the Land Zoning Map, including any development that is ordinarily incidental or ancillary to development for that purpose
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone SP2   Infrastructure
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for infrastructure and related uses.
  To prevent development that is not compatible with or that may detract from the provision of infrastructure.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Roads; The purpose shown on the Land Zoning Map, including any development that is ordinarily incidental or ancillary to development for that purpose
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RE1   Public Recreation
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable land to be used for public open space or recreational purposes.
  To provide a range of recreational settings and activities and compatible land uses.
  To protect and enhance the natural environment for recreational purposes.
  To provide for the free passage or temporary storage of storm or floodwaters.
  To identify land that is suitable for future public recreation use and that can be brought into public ownership.
  To ensure the provision of adequate open space to meet the needs of all residents.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Boat launching ramps; Camping grounds; Car parks; Caravan parks; Community facilities; Eco-tourist facilities; Emergency services facilities; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Flood mitigation works; Function centres; Kiosks; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Roads; Signage; Water recycling facilities; Water reticulation systems; Water storage facilities
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RE2   Private Recreation
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable land to be used for private open space or recreational purposes.
  To provide a range of recreational settings and activities and compatible land uses.
  To protect and enhance the natural environment for recreational purposes.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Camping grounds; Car parks; Caravan parks; Community facilities; Eco-tourist facilities; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Flood mitigation works; Food and drink premises; Function centres; Hotel or motel accommodation; Kiosks; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Roads; Serviced apartments; Signage; Water recycling facilities; Water reticulation systems; Water storage facilities
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E1   National Parks and Nature Reserves
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable the management and appropriate use of land that is reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 or that is acquired under Part 11 of that Act.
  To enable uses authorised under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
  To identify land that is to be reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 and to protect the environmental significance of that land.
2   Permitted without consent
Uses authorised under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974
3   Permitted with consent
Nil
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E2   Environmental Conservation
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect, manage and restore areas of high ecological, scientific, cultural or aesthetic values.
  To prevent development that could destroy, damage or otherwise have an adverse effect on those values.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Environmental facilities; Oyster aquaculture; Research stations; Roads; Signage; Water storage facilities
4   Prohibited
Business premises; Hotel or motel accommodation; Industries; Multi dwelling housing; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation facilities (major); Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Retail premises; Seniors housing; Service stations; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E3   Environmental Management
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect, manage and restore areas with special ecological, scientific, cultural or aesthetic values.
  To provide for a limited range of development that does not have an adverse effect on those values.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Camping grounds; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Extensive agriculture; Farm buildings; Flood mitigation works; Horticulture; Information and education facilities; Oyster aquaculture; Pond-based aquaculture; Research stations; Roads; Signage; Tank-based aquaculture; Water storage facilities
4   Prohibited
Industries; Multi dwelling housing; Residential flat buildings; Retail premises; Seniors housing; Service stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E4   Environmental Living
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for low-impact residential development in areas with special ecological, scientific or aesthetic values.
  To ensure that residential development does not have an adverse effect on those values.
  To ensure that development is provided with an adequate water supply and the disposal of effluent.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Water supply systems
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Caravan parks; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Extensive agriculture; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Flood mitigation works; Function centres; Home industries; Oyster aquaculture; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation areas; Roads; Signage; Tank-based aquaculture
4   Prohibited
Industries; Service stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone W1   Natural Waterways
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect the ecological and scenic values of natural waterways.
  To prevent development that would have an adverse effect on the natural values of waterways in this zone.
  To provide for sustainable fishing industries and recreational fishing.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Boat launching ramps; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Environmental facilities; Recreation areas; Roads; Signage; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Business premises; Hotel or motel accommodation; Industries; Multi dwelling housing; Recreation facilities (major); Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Retail premises; Seniors housing; Service stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3