Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013
Current version for 10 July 2020 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 02:44)
Land Use Table Zone RU1
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