Sutherland Shire Local Environment Plan 2015

Key Topics

Within this section

Foreshore building line

Foreshore Building Line

The foreshore building line protects foreshore from intense development. How to apply for FBL electronic data on your property.
Dual occupancy

Dual Occupancy, Secondary Dwellings, Subdividing

Dual occupancy and secondary dwellings are popular forms of residential development. Information about subdivisions and dual occupancies.
lot sizes

Lot Sizes

Sets the pattern of development ensuring development can be accommodated on site.


The bulk and scale of development is limited by the maximum height of buildings


Density is controlled by the floor space ratio which sets an upper limit on building size.
landscape area

Landscape Area

This is an important control to maintain the tree and bushland character of the Shire.
waterfront development

Waterfront Development

The types of development that are permissible along the waterfront


LEP 2015 Strategies

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