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18/2015/1 Planning Proposal: Joint Cessnock and Singleton Vineyards District

On 3 March 2016 the Department of Planning and Environment issued a Gateway determination enabling Cessnock and Singleton councils to place the Planning Proposal 18/2015/1 Joint Vineyards District RU4 Primary Production Small Lots Zone, on exhibition for a period of 21 days.  This is consistent with the resolution of Singleton Council and Cessnock City Council to proceed with the Proposal on 16 November 2015 and 9 December 2015, respectively.

The Proposal applies to the RU4 Primary Production Small Lots Zone in the Cessnock and Singleton local government areas. 

The objective of the Proposal is to standardise, as far as possible, the RU4 Zone, which applies in both local government areas.

The Proposal will amend the RU4 Zone objectives (Singleton LGA only), amend the list of permitted land uses in the RU4 Zone and introduce development standards for rural workers’ dwellings.

There are 55 specific land uses that are permitted in the RU4 Primary Production Small Lots Zone in Cessnock and 59 in Singleton. The full list of permitted land uses can be viewed below:

RU4 Primary Production Zone - Matrix

The Planning Proposal was on public exhibition for a period of 28 days, but exhibition has been extended to the 3 August 2018.

The following documentation is available for viewing as part of this exhibition:

The exhibition material can be viewed at the following locations:

 Cessnock Local Government Area Singleton Local Government Area
 Cessnock City Council Administration Building Singleton Council Administration 
 Cessnock and Kurri Kurri Public Library Singleton Public Library
  Singleton Council - Public Exhibition

Should you intend to make a submission on the draft Plan you may do so in writing by 5:00pm on 3 August 2018 and should quote "18/2015/1 Planning Proposal: Joint Cessnock and Singleton Vineyards District." Submissions can be made via email or post and should be addressed to the General Manager. 

Cessnock Local Government Area Singleton Local Government Area
The General Manager The General Manager

Post:
Cessnock City Council
PO Box 152
 CESSNOCK NSW 2325

Post:
Singleton Council
PO Box 314
SINGLETON NSW 2330
Email:
council@cessnock.nsw.gov.au

Email:
ssc@singleton.nsw.gov.au

Any person may make a written submission in relation to the Planning Proposal. Any views expressed in written submissions will be considered by Council before a final decision is made on whether or not the draft Plan should be made.  

Any enquiries should be directed to Council’s Strategic Planner, Iain Rush, section on telephone 02 4993 4155.