Current development control plans (DCP)

The primary purpose of a development control plan (DCP) is to guide development according to the aims of the corresponding local environmental plan (LEP). The DCP must be read in conjunction with the provisions of the relevant LEP.

Former Ashfield Council area

This current DCP applies to the following suburbs:

  • Ashbury
  • Ashfield
  • Croydon
  • Croydon Park
  • Haberfield
  • Hurlstone Park
  • Summer Hill

Former Leichhardt Council area

This current DCP applies to the following suburbs:

  • Annandale
  • Balmain
  • Balmain East
  • Birchgrove
  • Camperdown (north of Parramatta Road)
  • Leichhardt
  • Lilyfield
  • Rozelle

Former Marrickville Council area

This current DCP applies to the following suburbs:

  • Camperdown (south of Parramatta Road)
  • Dulwich Hill
  • Enmore
  • Lewisham
  • Marrickville
  • Newtown
  • Petersham
  • Stanmore
  • St Peters
  • Sydenham
  • Tempe

Amendments to current Development Control Plan

At the Council Meeting on the 26 February 2019, Council is considering amendments to the former council's Development Control Plans. The proposed amendments to each DCP can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Proposed Draft Amendments to the Leichhardt Development Control Plan 2013 (PDF 2.2MB)

Proposed Draft Amendments to the Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011 (PDF 2.6MB)

Proposed Draft Amendments to the Comprehensive Inner West Development Control Plan 2016 for Ashbury, Ashfield, Croydon, Croydon Park, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park and Summer Hill (Ashfield DCP) (PDF 12.2MB)

Draft amendments to each of the three current Development Controls Plans (DCPs) were publicly exhibited from 19 March to 30 April 2019. The amendments relate to the following topics: Site Facilities and Waste Management; Flood Management; Stormwater Management; Car Parking Generation Rates and Controls; Administrative and Legislative updates.

At the Council Meeting on the 25 June 2019, Council is considering the post exhibition report and whether to adopt the draft amendments as exhibited and other additional minor amendments recommended as a result of the public exhibition.

Clean copies of the relevant sections of each DCP can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

·         Clean copy of updated sections of the Leichhardt Development Control Plan 2013  (PDF 6.7MB)

·         Clean copy of updated sections of the Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011  (PDF 4.4MB)

·         Clean copy of updated sections of the Comprehensive Inner West Development Control Plan 2016 for Ashbury, Ashfield, Croydon, Croydon Park, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park and Summer Hill (Ashfield DCP) (PDF 8.1MB)

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