The Hills Shire Council

Draft Changes to Planning Controls for Rural Areas

The Rural Section of Council's Development Control Plan has been reviewed and simplified to make it easier for residents to make applications for most types of development in the rural areas.

A Fact Sheet has been released outlining the key changes to development control.

These changes include Rural Sheds, Rural Cluster Subdivision; Secondary Dwellings; Plant Agriculture; On-site Sewerage Maintenance; Extractive Industries; Rural Workers Dwellings.

Draft changes to planning controls for rural areas (pdf)

Further information can obtained from The Hills Shire Council website.