Local Environmental Plans (LEPs)
A Local Environmental Plan (LEP) is a legal document that provides controls and guidelines for development in an area. It determines what can be built, where it can be built, and what activities can occur on land.
LEPs contain both a written instrument and maps. These should be viewed together to provide an understanding of zoning and building controls across the area or for a particular property.
LEPs are supplemented by Development Control Plans (DCPs), which provide more detailed planning controls for the corresponding area.
The following LEPs apply to development within the Inner West Council area:
Ashfield LEP 2013
The Ashfield LEP 2013 applies to the following suburbs:
- Croydon Park
- Hurlstone Park
- Summer Hill
Leichhardt LEP 2013
The Leichhardt LEP 2013 applies to the following suburbs:
- Balmain East
- Camperdown (north of Parramatta Road)
Marrickville LEP 2011
The Marrickville LEP 2011 applies to the following suburbs:
- Camperdown (south of Parramatta Road)
- Dulwich Hill
- St Peters
Find which LEP applies to your property
If you are unsure which LEP your property is located, please use the Department of Planning & Environment's Planning Portal search tool to search for your property. The relevant Local Environmental Plan will be listed under the "legislation information" heading.
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