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Blacktown City is an unusually complex Local Government Area due to the presence of three distinct development planning areas. Each of these planning areas are subject to a different environmental planning instrument.
These planning instruments stipulate which planning controls would apply to a proposed development.
This will explain the relevant WSUD controls in the north west growth centre in Blacktown LGA
To provide information on WSUD in the WSEA
Information relating to WSUD and developing in the Blacktown Local Government Area.
to provide information on the Precinct Scale Water Quality Offset Scheme, where it applies and how you can participate
The three main planning areas are:
Figure 1: Blacktown City Council applicable environmental planning instrument map.
Table 1: Below shows which environmental planning instruments and development controls apply to each planning area.
North West Growth Centre
State Environmental Planning Policy (Sydney Region Growth Centres, 2006)
Blacktown City Council Growth Centre Precincts DCP (2010)
Western Sydney Employment Area
State Environmental Planning Policy (Western Sydney Employment Area) 2009
Blacktown Development Control Plan (2015) – Part J Water Sensitive Urban Design and Integrated Water Cycle Management
All other areas (also referred to as infill areas)
Blacktown City Council Local Environmental Plan (2015)
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