Planning strategies

Morpeth Heritage Walk

Major planning strategies

Local Environment Plan

The Local Environment Plan (LEP) guides Council’s planning decisions in the local government area. The LEP is Council's main land use planning tool used to make sure development is done correctly.

Development Control Plan

The Development Control Plan (DCP) works with the LEP and provides detailed planning and design guidance for what you can do on your land.

View the Development Control Plan

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Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2030 Planning forms Download
Manual of Engineering Standards - Cover & Index Manual of Engineering Standards Download
Citywide Flood Maps Floodplain management Download
Principal Certifier Application Planning forms Download
Pre-Lodgement Meeting Application Planning forms Download
Septic Application Form - Operate, Install, Construct (New System or Major Alteration) Planning forms Download
Owners Consent Form Planning forms Download
Section 68 Form Planning forms Download
Statement of Environmental Effects Planning forms Download
Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek Flood Study Floodplain management Download
Lochinvar Flood Study Floodplain management Download
Maitland Local Strategic Planning Statement 2040+ Local Strategic Planning Statement, Land and housing Download
Louth Park Contribution Rates Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Farley Contribution Rates Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Lochinvar Contribution Rates Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Gillieston Heights Contribution Rates Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Thornton North Contribution Rates Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Maitland City Wide Contribution Rates Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Maitland Bicycle Plan and Strategy 2014 Structure plans Download
Development Control Plan (2011) Land and housing Download
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Long term planning
Fees and Charges