Draft Cessnock Flood Prone Land Development Control Plan

Submissions closing on 1 December 2021, 5:00PM

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We're proposing to align our Flood Prone Land Development Control Plan with the NSW Flood Prone Land Package including optional clause 5.22 Special Flood Considerations of the of the Standard Instrument (Local Environmental Plans) Order 2006.

The proposed amendments include minor changes to terminology and clarification that a one (1) metre freeboard applies in respect of land to which the Cessnock City Wide Flood Study applies.

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The proposed amendments to the Flood Prone Land Development Control Plan forms part of our commitment to a sustainable and healthy environment, protecting and enhancing the natural environment and the rural character of the area, key objectives of the Cessnock 2027 Community Strategic Plan

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