Planning Proposal - Kempsey Local Environmental Plan 2013
Documents on public exhibition

(Draft Amendment No. 22) - “Housekeeping Amendments”

Council has prepared a Planning Proposal to amend the Kempsey Local Environmental Plan (KLEP) 2013 (Amendment No.22).
The Planning Proposal is a ‘Housekeeping’ amendment to:

  • Incorporate the relevant provisions from Schedule 1 of the SEPP (Integration & Repeals) 2016 into the KLEP 2013, to provide for the assessment of ‘rural landsharing communities’ previously provided through the now superseded SEPP 15 - Rural Landsharing Communities;
  • Correct the Lot Size Map - Sheet LSZ_012 as it applies to Lots 1, 2, 4 and 5 DP882231, Loftus Road, Crescent Head - from forty (40) to one (1) hectare(s);
  • Rezone a portion of Lot 1324 DP785874, Lot 323 DP855616 and Lot 2 DP1121920, Belmore River Road, Belmore River from RU1 - Primary Production to E2 - Environmental Protection.

The Planning Proposal will be on exhibition from Tuesday 19 September, 2017 until Tuesday 17 October, 2017.

The Planning Proposal is available for viewing and downloading on Council’s website at

Hard copies of the Planning Proposal will also be available in the Customer Services Centre of Kempsey Shire Council located at 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey between 8:30am and 4:30pm.

Any interested person may inspect the Planning Proposal at the above location during the exhibition period.

Submissions to the Planning Proposal should be addressed to the General Manager and may be made electronically to or in hard copy to PO Box 3078 West Kempsey, 2440. All submissions should be received before 4:30pm on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Please note that any submission received by Council may be made publicly available.

A person who makes a written submission to a planning application is required to disclose all reportable political donations and gifts (if any) made by the person making the submission or any associate of that person within the period commencing two years before the submission is made and ending when the application is determined. A disclosure statement form and further details can be obtained from Council’s website

Closed: 4:30pm Tuesday 17 October 2017