Project updates

Project details

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

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

  • By completing the Planning Proposal Ashfield LEP 2013 amendments submission SC1792
  • By mail: Inner West Council, PO Box 14, Petersham 2049. Please mark your submission Planning Proposal Ashfield LEP 2013 amendments SC1792

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 and Council has been given delegation as the Planning Proposal Authority for the making of the LEP.