About Local Environment Plans
LEPs provide the legislative framework for land use and development in a Local Government Area (LGA) through land use zones and planning controls. LEPs consist of a written instrument and a series of maps. Within the Cumberland Local Government Area the following LEPs apply:
Anyone wishing to propose an amendment to any LEP within the Cumberland Local Government Area should contact the Council’s Strategic Planning section prior to the lodging any application to discuss the rezoning process, information requirements and the merits of what is proposed.
All planning proposals and amendments to LEPs can be viewed in the State Government’s LEP Tracking System.
For further information regarding the planning proposal process refer to the State Government’s “A guide to preparing planning proposals”.