Local planning & zoning

A range of policies and resources can help you understand the types and scope of development that is possible in Kempsey Shire.

This page provides links to the local policies and guidelines that determine which rules apply to a proposed development.

For guidance on how these apply to your property, see Research a property and Planning guidelines and tools.

As of 1 December 2021, a reference to an Environment Protection zone E1, E2, E3 or E4 in a document should be taken to be a reference to a Conservation zone C1, C2, C3 or C4. For more information, please see Standard Instrument (Local Environmental Plans) Amendment (Land Use Zones) Order 2021 (nsw.gov.au).