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Tweed Local Environmental Plan 2014
Current version for 28 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 17:39)
Part 4 Clause 4.2C
4.2C   Erection of rural workers’ dwellings in Zones RU1 and RU2
(1)  The objective of this clause is to ensure the provision of adequate accommodation for employees of existing agricultural or rural industries.
(2)  This clause applies to land in the following zones—
(a)  Zone RU1 Primary Production,
(b)  Zone RU2 Rural Landscape.
(3)  Development consent must not be granted to the erection of a rural workers’ dwelling on land to which this clause applies, unless the consent authority is satisfied that—
(a)  the development will be on the same lot as an existing lawfully erected dwelling house, and
(b)  the development will not impair the use of the land for agriculture or rural industries, and
(c)  the agriculture or rural industry being carried out on the land has a demonstrated economic capacity to support the ongoing employment of rural workers, and
(d)  the development is necessary considering the nature of the agriculture or rural industry land use lawfully occurring on the land or as a result of the remote or isolated location of the land.