Local Environmental Plans (LEPs) are legal documents which guide planning decisions on development and land use within local government areas. They do this through zoning and development controls, which set out what development can and cannot be undertaken on land.
Development Control Plans (DCP's) provide planning standards and controls to guide new development in Wollondilly. They are relevant to applications for development, e.g. Development Applications and requests to remove trees.
Under the Local Government Act 1993, Councils are required to prepare Plans of Management for all community land owned by Council. Plans of Management are essential management tools which:
The Community Participation Plan (CPP) was developed to provide the community with a clear process of how and when Council will engage with the community in relation to proposed development and plan making across the Shire, including mandatory requirements for public exhibition in relation to its planning functions.
Wollondilly 2040 is Council’s Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS). It was made and came into effect on 27 March 2020.
In order to ensure transparency and integrity in the planning framework, Council maintains an online register of development applications with variations to development standards approved within the Wollondilly Shire Council Local Government Area under Clause 4.6 of the Wollondilly Local Environmental Plan (WLEP) 2011. The register is updated quarterly: