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A Local Environmental Plan (LEP) is a legal document prepared by Council and approved by the State Government.
We operate under two LEPs.
A number of areas with environmental values throughout the Shire and coastal zoned lands were deferred from being zoned in the Byron LEP 2014. These areas are known as Deferred Matters (DM) and are shaded white on the 2014 land zoning maps. For DM areas, Byron LEP 1988 land use zones apply.
On 14 November 2014, Byron LEP 1988 was amended in relation to the West Byron urban release area. The site is now zoned for a combination of residential, business, light industrial, public recreation and environmental purposes.
Land use controls that apply only to that urban release area are contained in Part 4 of Byron LEP 1988.
A number of enquiries have been received relating to development within zone 7(f2) urban coastal land - Clause 32(4) of LEP 1988. This clause refers to a specific LEP amendment map which is available below: