Planning proposal - Ashfield LEP 2013 amendments


The planning proposal, seeks to make two minor amendments (changes) to Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013.



Key features of the planning proposal

The proposed changes to the current planning controls in the Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013 are:

  • Delete from Schedule 2 - Exempt Development the clause that allows without Council approval minor external work to buildings and sites which are in Heritage Conservation Areas or Heritage items.
  • Add to clause 4.1 A (2) that Heritage items cannot have small lot subdivision


More information

Read the Planning Proposal Overview pdf

Read the Planning Proposal pdf

View the Council

The planning proposal, seeks to make two minor amendments (changes) to Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013.



Key features of the planning proposal

The proposed changes to the current planning controls in the Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013 are:

  • Delete from Schedule 2 - Exempt Development the clause that allows without Council approval minor external work to buildings and sites which are in Heritage Conservation Areas or Heritage items.
  • Add to clause 4.1 A (2) that Heritage items cannot have small lot subdivision


More information

Read the Planning Proposal Overview pdf

Read the Planning Proposal pdf

View the Council report February 2019 pdf

View the Minor work guide pdf

Download the Heritage Exemption Application form pdf


The hard copy planning proposal documents can be viewed at:

  • Ashfield Service Centre: 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield, 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday


Have your say

Submissions close at 5.00pm on Monday 15 July 2019.


What happens next?

After the exhibition closes, your feedback will be reported to Council which will determine whether or not to further progress the planning proposal to the final stage of the process which leads to amending the Ashfield LEP 2013. Anyone who makes a submission will be notified of the Council meeting.


Essential information

The Department of Planning and Environment issued a Gateway determination on 18 April 2019 (pdf) and Council has been given delegation as the Planning Proposal Authority for the making of the LEP.


  • Council adopts amendments

    27 days ago

    At its meeting on 12 November 2019 Council considered an engagement report and adopted the proposed amendments. For more information read agenda item number three in the Council Report and view the meeting minutes.

    At its meeting on 12 November 2019 Council considered an engagement report and adopted the proposed amendments. For more information read agenda item number three in the Council Report and view the meeting minutes.