Hornsby Development Control Plan

Hornsby Shire Council’s HDCP provides simple guidance on how development may occur.DCP

HDCP

The HDCP is divided into nine parts. The first part spells out general controls that apply to all applications, while the remaining eight parts provide land-use and area-based controls.

** Practice Note: The Local Government (City of Parramatta and Cumberland) Proclamation 2016 provides transitional arrangements for newly amalgamated authorities. The Proclamation stipulates that until new plans are adopted for an amalgamated area, the existing plan from the previous authority applies.

HDCP Book Version

HDCP Individual Parts

The HDCP 2013 can also be purchased from Council as a hard copy or on CD.

A development application is to include all the relevant documentation to enable an assessment of the proposal. The DA Submission Guideline - 3.8MB complements the HDCP 2013 in that it provides a general overview of the common submission requirements for development applications.

Practice Notes: The Local Government (City of Parramatta and Cumberland) Proclamation 2016 provides transitional arrangements for newly amalgamated authorities. The Proclamation stipulates that until new plans are adopted for an amalgamated area, the existing plan from the previous authority applies.

There are a number of State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs) that apply in Hornsby Shire and prevail over the Hornsby Local Environmental Plan 2013 (HLEP) wherever there is an inconsistency. SEPPs of particular relevance in Hornsby Shire that should be read in conjunction with the HLEP and HDCP are:

  • SEPP (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004;
  • SEPP (Infrastructure) 2007;
  • SEPP (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008;
  • SEPP (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009;
  • SEPP (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017; and
  • SEPP (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017.