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Lane Cove Local Environmental Plan 2009
Current version for 1 September 2017 to date (accessed 25 September 2017 at 10:51)
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 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 retain, and where appropriate improve, the existing residential amenity of a detached single family dwelling area.
•  To encourage new dwelling houses or extensions of existing dwelling houses that are not highly visible when viewed from the Lane Cove River or Parramatta River.
•  To ensure that landscaping is maintained and enhanced as a major element in the residential environment.
2   Permitted without consent
Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Group homes; Health consulting rooms; Home businesses; Home industries; Hospitals; Multi dwelling housing; Places of public worship; Respite day care centres; Roads; Signage
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 encourage the erection of buildings that are designed in response to the characteristics of the site and locality.
•  To maximise the residential amenity of medium density housing in the area.
•  To provide for a suitable visual transition between high density residential areas and lower density residential areas.
•  To ensure that landscaping is maintained and enhanced as a major element in the residential environment.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Attached dwellings; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Group homes; Home businesses; Home industries; Multi dwelling housing; Neighbourhood shops; Places of public worship; Respite day care centres; Roads; Seniors housing; Signage
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone R4   High Density Residential
1   Objectives of zone
•  To provide for the housing needs of the community within a high density residential environment.
•  To provide a variety of housing types within a high density residential environment.
•  To enable other land uses that provide facilities or services to meet the day to day needs of residents.
•  To provide for a high concentration of housing with good access to transport, services and facilities.
•  To ensure that the existing amenity of residences in the neighbourhood is respected.
•  To avoid the isolation of sites resulting from site amalgamation.
•  To ensure that landscaping is maintained and enhanced as a major element in the residential environment.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Exhibition homes; Group homes; Home businesses; Home industries; Hotel or motel accommodation; Multi dwelling housing; Neighbourhood shops; Places of public worship; Residential flat buildings; Respite day care centres; Roads; Shop top housing; Signage
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.
•  To encourage urban design maximising attractive public domain and adequate circulation space throughout the neighbourhood centres for current and future users.
•  To ensure that landscaping is a significant element in public and private development viewed from the public domain.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Boarding houses; Business premises; Car parks; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Medical centres; Neighbourhood shops; Office premises; Respite day care centres; Restaurants or cafes; Roads; Shop top housing; Signage; Take away food and drink premises; Veterinary hospitals
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
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.
•  To ensure that this centre functions as a Town Centre in the hierarchy of Inner North Sub-region retailing.
•  To permit development for the purposes of offices, community and other facilities.
•  To encourage urban design maximising attractive public domain and adequate circulation space throughout the Lane Cove town centre for current and future users.
•  To ensure that landscaping is a significant element in public and private development viewed from the public domain.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Boarding houses; Car parks; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Community facilities; Educational establishments; Entertainment facilities; Function centres; Information and education facilities; Medical centres; Passenger transport facilities; Recreation facilities (indoor); Registered clubs; Respite day care centres; Restricted premises; Roads; Service stations; Shop top housing; Signage; Tourist and visitor accommodation
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone B3   Commercial Core
1   Objectives of zone
•  To provide a wide range of retail, business, office, entertainment, community and other suitable land uses that serve the needs of the local and wider community.
•  To encourage appropriate employment opportunities in accessible locations.
•  To maximise public transport patronage and encourage walking and cycling.
•  To integrate business, retail and other development in accessible locations.
•  To maximise sunlight for surrounding properties and the public domain.
•  To encourage urban design maximising attractive public domain and adequate circulation space throughout the St Leonards commercial centre for current and future users.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Car parks; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Community facilities; Educational establishments; Entertainment facilities; Function centres; Hotel or motel accommodation; Information and education facilities; Medical centres; Passenger transport facilities; Recreation facilities (indoor); Registered clubs; Respite day care centres; Restricted premises; Roads; Signage
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone B4   Mixed Use
1   Objectives of zone
•  To provide a mixture of compatible land uses.
•  To integrate suitable business, office, residential, retail and other development in accessible locations so as to maximise public transport patronage and encourage walking and cycling.
•  To encourage urban design maximising attractive public domain and adequate circulation space for current and future users.
•  To maximise sunlight for surrounding properties and the public domain.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Boarding houses; Car parks; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Community facilities; Educational establishments; Entertainment facilities; Function centres; Hotel or motel accommodation; Information and education facilities; Medical centres; Multi dwelling housing; Passenger transport facilities; Recreation facilities (indoor); Registered clubs; Residential flat buildings; Respite day care centres; Restricted premises; Roads; Seniors housing; Shop top housing; Signage
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
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.
•  To ensure that landscaping is a significant element in development viewed from the public domain and neighbouring properties.
•  To recognise the close proximity of this zone to adjoining residential areas and seek to mitigate potential conflict between industrial and residential uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Car parks; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Depots; Food and drink premises; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Industrial training facilities; Light industries; Neighbourhood shops; Places of public worship; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Respite day care centres; Roads; Self-storage units; Sex services premises; Signage; Vehicle sales or hire premises; Warehouse or distribution centres
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone IN4   Working Waterfront
1   Objectives of zone
•  To retain and encourage waterfront industrial and maritime activities.
•  To identify sites for maritime purposes and for activities that require direct waterfront access.
•  To ensure that development does not have an adverse impact on the environmental and visual qualities of the foreshore.
•  To encourage employment opportunities.
•  To minimise any adverse effect of development on land uses in other zones.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Boat building and repair facilities; Boat launching ramps; Heavy industries; Jetties; Light industries; Port facilities; Roads; Signage
4   Prohibited
Hazardous industries; Offensive industries; Any other 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
The purpose shown on the Land Zoning Map, including any development that is ordinarily incidental or ancillary to development for that purpose; Roads; Signage
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 make provision for rights of public access to more foreshore land and to link existing open space areas.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works
3   Permitted with consent
Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Environmental facilities; Kiosks; Marinas; Mooring pens; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Respite day care centres; Restaurants or cafes; Roads; Signage; Take away food and drink premises
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; Roads
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
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.
2   Permitted without consent
Home occupations
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Community facilities; Dwelling houses; Dual occupancies (attached); Environmental protection works; Health consulting rooms; Home businesses; Home industries; Recreation areas; Roads
4   Prohibited
Industries; Service stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3