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Lake Macquarie Local Environmental Plan 2004
Current version for 15 January 2020 to date (accessed 25 January 2020 at 14:26)
Schedule 2
Schedule 2 Subdivision standards
(Clause 24)
Part 1 Preliminary
1   Definitions
(1)  In this Schedule—
building area means the area of the site capable of supporting development. It does not include—
(a)  front, side and rear setbacks, or
(b)  the access handle of a battle-axe lot.
community association, community development lot, community parcel, community property and community scheme have the same meaning as they have in the Community Land Development Act 1989.
irregular lot means a lot that is not a standard lot.
neighbourhood scheme has the same meaning as it has in the Community Land Development Act 1989.
standard lot means a rectangular lot (and includes a rectangular corner lot).
width means the distance of the perpendicular line between the side boundaries, as measured at the front building setback.
(2)  In this Schedule, the minimum area specified for battle-axe lots excludes the battle-axe access handle.
(3)  The subdivision standards in this Schedule do not apply to strata subdivision.
(4)  A heading to a clause in this Schedule is taken to be part of this Schedule.
Part 2 Zone 1 (1) Rural (Production)
2   All types of subdivision
Minimum area—20ha.
Part 3 Zone 1 (2) Rural (Living)
3   Subdivisions not for purpose of community, precinct or neighbourhood scheme
Minimum area—1ha.
4   Subdivisions for purpose of community scheme
(1)  Community parcel—
minimum area—5ha.
(2)  Community development lots—
(a)  minimum area—1,000m2,
(b)  maximum area—1,500m2,
(c)  maximum density (excluding community property)—1.6 lots per ha,
(d)  must be clustered together, or otherwise established, for the purpose of retaining a significant area of unbuilt open space to preserve the natural quality of the land and the rural character of the area. All remaining land must be community property under the control of the community association,
(e)  must not have frontage to a public road unless it can be demonstrated that the subdivision is consistent with the existing subdivision pattern, and the subdivision will preserve the natural and scenic quality of the land.
Part 4 Zone 2 (1) Residential
Note.
 Also see, in particular, clauses 24, 27 and 28A.
5   Any type of subdivision of approved dual occupancy
Minimum area—250m2.
6   Any type of subdivision of approved small lot housing
(1)  Must create at least 3 small lot housing lots.
(2)  Each lot must—
(a)  be not less than 300m2, but not more than 450m2, in area,
(b)  have direct frontage to a public road, or an access way established as part of a community scheme.
7   Subdivisions (other than of approved dual occupancy or approved small lot housing)
(1)  Standard lot—
(a)  standard corner lot—
(i)  minimum area—600m2,
(ii)  minimum width—18m,
(b)  other standard lot—
(i)  minimum area—450m2,
(ii)  minimum width—14m.
(2)  Irregular lot—
(a)  battle-axe lot—
(i)  minimum area—600m2,
(ii)  must have a rectangular building area with a minimum area of 250m2 and a minimum width of 12m,
(iii)  minimum width of battle-axe access handle servicing 1 battle-axe lot—4m, or 2 battle-axe lots—5m,
(iv)  maximum number of battle-axe lots sharing a single access handle—2,
(b)  irregular corner lot—
(i)  minimum area—600m2,
(ii)  minimum width—18m,
(c)  other irregular lot—
(i)  minimum area—450m2,
(ii)  must have a rectangular building area with a minimum area of 250m2 and a minimum width of 12m.
8   Subdivisions (other than of approved dual occupancy or approved small lot housing) that create 10 or more lots
At least 10%, but no more than 50%, of lots must be small lot housing lots.
Part 5 Zone 2 (2) Residential (Urban Living)
Note.
 Also see, in particular, clauses 24, 27 and 28A.
9   Any type of subdivision of approved small lot housing
(1)  Must create at least 4 small lot housing lots.
(2)  Each lot must—
(a)  be not less than 200m2, but not more than 450m2, in area,
(b)  have direct frontage to a public road, or an access way established as part of a community scheme.
10   Subdivisions (other than of approved small lot housing)
(1)  Standard lot—
(a)  standard corner lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,200m2,
(ii)  must have a rectangular building area with a minimum area of 900m2 and a minimum width of 25m,
(b)  other standard lot—
(i)  minimum area—900m2,
(ii)  minimum width—25m.
(2)  Irregular lot—
(a)  battle-axe lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(ii)  must have a rectangular building area with a minimum area of 900m2 and a minimum width of 25m,
(iii)  minimum width of battle-axe access handle servicing 1 battle-axe lot—8m,
(iv)  maximum number of battle-axe lots sharing a single access handle—2,
(b)  irregular corner lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,200m2,
(ii)  must have a rectangular building area with a minimum area of 900m2 and a minimum width of 25m,
(c)  other irregular lot—
(i)  minimum area—900m2,
(ii)  must have a rectangular building area with a minimum area of 900m2 and a minimum width of 25m.
Part 6 Zone 3 (1) Urban Centre (Core)
11   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 7 Zone 3 (2) Urban Centre (Support)
12   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 8 Zone 4 (1) Industrial (Core)
13   All types of subdivision
(1)  Standard lot—
(a)  minimum area—4,000m2,
(b)  minimum width—40m.
(2)  Irregular lot—
(a)  battle-axe lot—
(i)  minimum area—4,000m2,
(ii)  minimum width—40m,
(iii)  minimum width of battle-axe access handle—12m,
(iv)  maximum number of battle-axe lots sharing a single access handle—2,
(b)  other irregular lot—
(i)  minimum area—4,000m2,
(ii)  minimum width—40m.
Part 9 Zone 4 (2) Industrial (General)
14   All types of subdivision
(1)  Standard lot—
(a)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(b)  minimum width—25m.
(2)  Irregular lot—
(a)  battle-axe lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(ii)  minimum width—25m,
(iii)  minimum width of battle-axe access handle—9m,
(iv)  maximum number of battle-axe lots sharing a single access handle—2,
(b)  other irregular lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(ii)  minimum width—25m.
Part 10 Zone 4 (3) Industrial (Urban Services)
15   All types of subdivision
(1)  Standard lot—
(a)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(b)  minimum width—25m.
(2)  Irregular lot—
(a)  battle-axe lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(ii)  minimum width—25m,
(iii)  minimum width of battle-axe access handle—9m,
(iv)  maximum number of battle-axe lots sharing a single access handle—2,
(b)  other irregular lot—
(i)  minimum area—1,500m2,
(ii)  minimum width—25m.
Part 11 Zone 5 Infrastructure
16   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 12 Zone 6 (1) Open Space
17   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 13 Zone 6 (2) Tourism and Recreation
18   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 14 Zone 7 (1) Conservation (Primary)
19   All types of subdivision
(1)  Minimum area for land within South Wallarah Peninsula (being land east of the Pacific Highway and south of the land to which Lake Macquarie Local Environmental Plan 2000—North Wallarah Peninsula applies)—100ha.
(2)  Minimum area for all other land within Zone 7 (1)—40ha.
Part 15 Zone 7 (2) Conservation (Secondary)
20   All types of subdivision
Minimum area—40ha.
Part 16 Zone 7 (3) Environmental (General)
21   Subdivisions not for purpose of community, precinct or neighbourhood scheme
(1)  Minimum area—40ha.
(2)  Must have a square building area that has—
(a)  minimum width—40m,
(b)  minimum slope of less than 1 in 5.
22   Subdivisions for purpose of community scheme
(1)  Community parcel—
minimum area—40ha.
(2)  Community development lots—
(a)  minimum area—1,000m2,
(b)  maximum area—2,500m2,
(c)  maximum density (excluding community property)—1 lot per 10ha,
(d)  must be clustered together, or otherwise established, for the purpose of retaining a significant area of unbuilt open space to preserve, maintain and enhance the natural and scenic quality of the land,
(e)  all remaining land must be community property under the control of the community association,
(f)  must not have frontage to a public road unless it can be demonstrated that the subdivision is consistent with the existing subdivision pattern, and the subdivision will preserve the natural and scenic quality of the land.
Part 17 Zone 7 (4) Environmental (Coastline)
23   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 18 Zone 7 (5) Environmental (Living)
24   Subdivisions not for purpose of community, precinct or neighbourhood scheme
(1)  Minimum area—2ha.
(2)  Must have a square building area that has—
(a)  minimum width—40m,
(b)  minimum slope of less than 1 in 5.
25   Subdivisions for purpose of community scheme
(1)  Community parcel—
minimum area—10ha.
(2)  Community development lots—
(a)  minimum area—600m2,
(b)  maximum area—1,200m2,
(c)  maximum density (excluding common property)—1 lot per ha,
(d)  must be clustered together, or otherwise established, for the purpose of retaining a significant area of unbuilt open space to preserve, maintain and enhance the natural and scenic quality of the land,
(e)  all remaining land must be community property under the control of the community association,
(f)  must not have frontage to a public road unless it can be demonstrated that the subdivision is consistent with the existing subdivision pattern, and the subdivision will preserve the natural and scenic quality of the land.
Part 19 Zone 8 National Park
26   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 20 Zone 9 Natural Resources
27   All types of subdivision
No numeric standards.
Part 21 Zone 10 Investigation
28   All types of subdivision
Subdivision prohibited.