Tweed Local Environmental Plan 2014
7.6 Stormwater management
(1) The objective of this clause is to minimise the impacts of urban stormwater on land to which this clause applies and on adjoining properties, native bushland and receiving waters.(2) This clause applies to all land in residential, business and industrial zones.(3) Development consent must not be granted to development on land to which this clause applies unless the consent authority is satisfied that the development—(a) is designed to maximise the use of water permeable surfaces on the land having regard to the soil characteristics affecting on-site infiltration of water, and(b) includes, if practicable, on-site stormwater retention for use as an alternative supply to mains water, groundwater or river water, and(c) avoids any significant adverse impacts of stormwater runoff on adjoining properties, native bushland and receiving waters, or if that impact cannot be reasonably avoided, minimises and mitigates the impact.