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.

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Aberglassyn Structure Plan Structure plans Download
Paterson River Flood Study Vacy to Hinton Floodplain management Download
Hunter River Branxton to Green Rocks flood study (2010) Floodplain management Download
Hunter River Floodplain Risk Management study and plan (2015) Floodplain management Download
Central Maitland Structure Plan (2009) Structure plans Download
Activity Centres and Employment Clusters Strategy Land and housing Download
Gillieston Heights Structure Plan Structure plans Download
Maitland Rural Lands Strategy (2005) Land and housing Download
Thornton North Structure Plan Structure plans Download
Maitland City Wide Integrated Land Use and Transport Study Land and housing Download
Lochinvar Structure Plan Structure plans Download
Maitland CBD Integrated Land Use and Transport Study Land and housing Download
Maitland Centres Study (2009) Land and housing Download
S7.12 Levy Development Contributions Plan 2013 Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Fact Sheet – Section 94A Contributions Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Fact Sheet – Section 94 Contributions Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Farley Contributions Plan 2015 Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Lochinvar Contributions Plan 2014 Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Thornton North Contributions Plan 2008 Haussman Drive, Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
Maitland City Wide Contributions Plan 2016 Section 7.11 & 7.12 Download
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Long term planning
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