Kempsey Development Control Plan 2013

The Kempsey Development Control Plan (DCP) 2013 supports and expands on the aims, objectives and other provisions of the Kempsey Local Environmental Plan 2013

It sets out development objectives and contains detailed provisions for development in the Kempsey local government area. 

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 further information please see Standard Instrument (Local Environmental Plans) Amendment (Land Use Zones) Order 2021 (

Employment zones commence within Kempsey Local Environmental Plan on 26 April 2023.

From 26 April 2023, in a document (other than a state environmental planning policy) a reference to a former zone under an environmental planning instrument is taken to include a reference to a new zone under the environmental planning instrument.

To determine the new zone for previously zoned Business and Industrial zoned land please refer to the published Equivalent zone tables (

NB: Document means an Act, statutory or other instrument, contract or agreement, and includes a document issued or made under or for the purposes of an Act or statutory or other instrument.



The DCP is divided into parts that address a particular issue, use or area:

Part A - Administration and introduction

Part C - Use specific requirements

Part F - Requirements: Villages

Part G - Glossary